OSCA Examination Question 1.



A 48 year old female complains of neck swelling associated with dysphagia & dyspnea of gradual onset. She was admitted into hospital after an acute episode of breathlessness . After resuscitation, a Chest X-ray was done followed by a CT scan of the neck.
(Click on the underlined texts to view the picture/X-rays) a. Describe the findings in the Chest X-ray & CT Scan of the Neck.
(3 marks)

b. What caused the acute episode of dyspnea?
(2 marks)

c. In view of the above history, what is your provisional diagnosis?
(2 marks)

d. What are the treatment of choice?
(3 marks)