BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-008651

Using the tongue to palpate a lesion in the postnasal space: a unique case of self-diagnosis

  1. Robert Nash2
  1. 1Department of ENT, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
  2. 2Department of ENT, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Nora Haloob, nora.haloob{at}


This 64-year-old lady presented to ear, nose and throat department with a history of left-sided nasal blockage and a lesion in her postnasal space which was palpable by her tongue. …

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