Medical Must-See: Patient plays trumpet during CT scan, doctors change their tune

ENT specialists jumped between diagnoses for the unusual presentation

A patient belting out a jazz number while undergoing a CT scan would normally have been the strangest thing happening in the radiology department of Manchester Royal Infirmary.

Neck swelling
The trumpet player's neck swelling.

But stranger still was the musician's neck while performing.

Ballooning out like a bullfrog, the young trumpeter reported a five-year history of