Explore this issue:December 2013
Presentation: A 97-year-old man presented with one week of worsening dysphagia, odynophagia and a mild hoarseness. The patient was able to tolerate a normal diet. Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy revealed a small ulcer of the right aryepiglottic fold, with normal vocal fold movement. Over the next two days, his dysphagia worsened, and he was no longer able to tolerate liquids.