PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Robert E. Fechner, MD
A 7-year-old boy had a small swelling over his "cheek bone." The skin was normal and there was no history of trauma. The patient had no other complaints and there were no other lesions. During an 11-day span, the mass increased from 0.5 cm to nearly 1.0 cm.On physical examination, a fixed, nontender mass measuring 1 cm was centered over the zygomatic arch. The skin was slightly movable. A roentgenogram showed the soft-tissue mass but no destruction of bone. At the time of surgery, an ill-defined, 1-cm gray mass was excised. Sections from this are seen in Figs 1 through 4.What is your diagnosis?
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Henry F. Frierson, Jr, MD, Charlottesville, Va
An 83-year-old woman was examined by an otolaryngologist for a lump in the throat. The initial clinical impression was laryngocele. The remainder of the physical
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