Patient is a 29 years old father, married and presently working as Visual Technician. He has two children, the eldest is five years old and the youngest is one year old. He is the sole breadwinner of the family whose income is just enough to sustain daily needs.
He is an out-patient of The Medical City in Pasig City due to Glomus Jugulare, right [see attached medical abstract]. His condition is being closely monitored and is recommended to undergo five fractions of Stereotactic Radiotherapy for the management of his case. His needed therapy is very expensive, that he cannot fully sustain.
Name: ZAPANTA, MARTIN GERALD
Age/Gender: 29 YRS/MALE
History of the Present Illness:
Patient's condition started 4 years prior as vertigo-like symptoms and progressive hearing loss, right. 3 years prior, symptoms persisted prompting consult and he was given antibiotics and advised CT scan but was not done until August 23, 2017 which showed soft tissue mass in the Right Jugular foramen. This was confirmed by an intensely enhancing mass at the same are seen in an MRI done last September 18, 2017. He was then referred for SRS.
Complete Final Diagnosis: Glomus Jugulare, Right
Radiotherapy Plan: Patient was offered to undergo 5 fractions of Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT)