Case Study: Neck Pain, Difficulty Swallowing, and Numbness of the Tongue - Clinical Pain Advisor

Case Study: Neck Pain, Difficulty Swallowing, and Numbness of the Tongue

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A 21-year-old woman presents with a 1-year history of neck pain, difficulty swallowing, and numbness of the tongue. Physical, ophthalmologic, and neurological examinations are unremarkable. Magnetic resonance imaging later demonstrates the findings seen here, and a chordoma is suspected.

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