Abstract

OESOPHAGEAL CARCINOMA CAUSING VARIABLE INTRATHORACIC UPPER AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION

Author(s): Deepthi Laldayal1, Unnati Desai2, Jyotsna Madanmohan Joshi3

BACKGROUND
A 62-year-old man hospitalised for evaluation of dysphagia was referred for respiratory complaints of recent onset breathlessness, cough and snoring since 5 months. He was hypertensive, ex-smoker (15 pack-years). Respiratory system examination revealed rhonchi. Blood investigations and chest x-ray were unremarkable.
KEYWORDS
UAO, Spirometry.