Imaging studies and laboratory tests were negative, but lumbar puncture revealed the cause of this patient's unexplained neurologic symptoms.
The patient's symptoms suggested a hypopharyngeal tumor, but imaging studies showed the mass in an unexpected location.
An individualized plan of care that kept the patient's dementia in mind helped to produce an excellent outcome for this elderly patient.
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