Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 241, Issue 1, pp 41–43 | Cite as

Trismus and carcinoma of the tonsil

  • S. Kristensen
  • K. Tveterås


Carcinoma of the tonsil is the second most common neoplasm of the upper respiratory tract and a sore throat is the most frequent initial symptom. Trismus, which may be an accompanying sign, is only rarely the only presenting symptom. A case is presented.

Key words

Trismus Carcinoma Tonsil 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kristensen
    • 1
  • K. Tveterås
    • 1
  1. 1.ENT DepartmentSt. Josefs HospitalEsbjergDenmark

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