Thank you guys for the fabulous responses and overall success of our first clinical case scenario. Please feel free to continue making comments and discussion on that article, but if you are looking for something new, read on!
Approx year level 3+
A 60 year old man, Mr Ellis, presents at his check-up appointment with you. Upon questioning upon why he is here today, he comments that he is having some trouble swallowing like ‘something is lodged in my throat’. He says he was going to book an appointment with his GP after he got his teeth cleaned.
Mr Ellis upon presentation
(Ref: American Academy of Family Physicians: Home Page — AAFP)
What can you see in this photograph?
What should you do as apart of your extra oral exam in regards to what is presented in the photograph?
What other anatomical landmarks should you be aware of?
What else might you need to do as apart of Mr Ellis dental exam and why?