PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Helmuth Goepfert, MD, Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston
A 72-year-old white man was admitted because of a pulmonary hilar mass on the right. He had not noticed any change in his voice. On laryngoscopy, a polypoid lesion was observed emerging from the left ventricle, resting on the anterior third of the vocal cord. The lesion was excised at endoscopy. Photomicrographs of the specimen are seen in Fig 1 and 2. An electron micrograph of a small portion of a single cell is seen in Fig 3.
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Marion V. Filippone, MD, Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston
This 73-year-old white woman had a three-month history of a gradually enlarging preauricular mass on the right side. This mass was nontender and there was no trismus or evidence of facial nerve palsy. The patient denied any previous disease of her salivary glands. The otolaryngologic examination, including
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