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July 1972

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1721 Pine St, Philadelphia 19103; The Methodist Hospital, Houston 77205

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(1):88. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090126021

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  Antonio De la Cruz, MD, Miami, FlaA 44-year-old Negro man had had a six-month history of mild intermittent epistaxis on the right side, controlled by the patient with pressure only. He had experienced nasal obstruction on the right side only in association with the nose bleeds during the previous four months. Examination revealed a 2.5 × 1.5 cm whitish translucent "polyp" protruding through the middle meatus. The mass was biopsied while the subject was an outpatient (Fig 1 and 2). What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Robert E. Fechner, MD, and Cary E. Stratton, MD, HoustonA 6-year-old boy had had several operations for removal of a hemangioma at the base of the nose which had been histologically diagnosed as cavernous hemangioma. Sclerosing agents had also been injected into the area. One of the more recent procedures had included a dacryocystorhinostomy on the

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