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September 1972

The Resident's Page

Author Affiliations

1721 Pine St, Philadelphia 19103; The Methodist Hospital, Houston 77025

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(3):286-289. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090408019

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  John C. Stoner, MD, Salt Lake CityA 77-year-old white man had had an asymptomatic mass in the right submaxillary triangle for six months. He denied any change in its size. He had had a lesion locally excised from the left side of his lower lip 11 years previously. Examination revealed a 2 × 3 cm firm, nonfixed, nontender mass in the right submaxillary triangle which could not be distinguished from the submaxillary gland. There were no visible or palpable lesions in the floor of the mouth, the tongue, or oral mucosa. There were no other neck masses. The mass was excised (Fig 1 and 2). What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Robert E. Fechner, MD, HoustonA 50-year-old woman gave a history of progressive hoarseness to the point where she could only whisper which had lasted three months. For the first time in