[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.205.19.31. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Clinical Problem Solving: Pathology
August 16, 2010

Pathology Quiz Case 2

Author Affiliations
 

JULIA C.IEZZONIMD

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136(8):841. doi:10.1001/archoto.2010.119-a

A 63-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of a mass on her superior left alveolus. Although the initial lesion was approximately 1 cm in greatest dimension, rapid growth over 1 year had resulted in obvious facial distortion. The patient's medical history was noncontributory. Physical examination revealed a 5.0 × 2.5-cm, firm, nontender, submucosal mass involving the edentulous superior left alveolus (Figure 1). It extended medially onto the hard palate and superolaterally into the gingival-buccal sulcus. There was effacement of the left nasolabial fold. There were no other lesions of the upper aerodigestive tract or palpable lymphadenopathy.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×