PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Barry Hirsch, MD, Jonas T. Johnson, MD, Pittsburgh
A 24-year-old woman was initially seen with a cervical mass that was first noted two months previously. She denied having pain, dysphagia, hoarseness, or a recent upper respiratory tract infection.Physical examination confirmed the presence of a midline neck mass adjacent to the hyoid bone that moved with deglutition but not with tongue protrusion (Fig 1).A thyroid scan obtained before surgery was normal. The diagnosis of a thyroglossal duct cyst was considered, and the patient underwent resection with a cuff of normal tissue and hyoid bone. A low-power photomicrograph is shown (Fig 2). Figure 3 corresponds to the enclosed area in Fig 2.What is your diagnosis?
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Anna N. Walker, MD, Philip H. Cooper, MD, Charlottesville, Va
A 66-year-old woman was initially seen with a long history of postnasal discharge, mucoid rhinorrhea, intermittent
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