On routine physical examination a 54-year-old woman was found to have a nodule on the left tonsil. No other symptoms or signs relating to the nodule could be elicited.
Her history revealed that she had cervical lymphadenopathy as a child. Complete general examination was normal.
Under local anesthesia, the nodule of the left tonsil was removed. The microscopic findings are shown in Fig 1 to 3.
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Benjamin I. Resident's Page: Pathologic Quiz Case 2. Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(12):740–742. doi:10.1001/archotol.103.12.740
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