Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyz Shlmn / M / 40 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzah.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Nasopharynx.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O difficulty in swallowing and speech following right submandibular gland excision done 00.00.00 and dryness of mouth. Right half of tongue atrophied and on protrusion deviated towards right.
M.R.I of the nasopharynx was performed using the following parameters :
7 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted axial images.
7 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted sagittal images.
After administration of contrast the following parameters were used :
7 mm thick T1 Weighted axial and coronal images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted sagittal images.
There is atrophy of the right half of the tongue with the posterior part bulging into the oropharynx on the right side.
There is no obvious masss lesion in the region of the nasopharynx. The parapharyngeal soft tissues are unremarkable.
Post-operative changes are noted in the right submandibular region. The right submandibular gland is not visualized, the result of previous surgery.
A polyp is noted in the right maxillary sinus.
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The MRI features are suggestive of :
1. Post-operative status.
2. Atrophy of the right half of the tongue.
3. No abnormality detected in the nasopharynx per se on this study.