Odd tune: Trumpeter's neck swells like a bullfrog

April 3, 2015 4:16 PM

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A trumpet player learned he had a rare medical condition that revealed itself only while he was playing the brass, according to a new report of the man's case.

Whenever the 20-year-old played his trumpet, his neck swelled up like that of a bullfrog. But it didn’t hurt; he actually hadn't noticed the swelling until classmates at his school pointed it out to him when he was a teenager, he said, according to the report published March 20 in the journal BMJ Ca...

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