PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Jack R. Erwin, MD, Houston
A 4-year-old white boy had a 1-cm nontender swelling on the dorsum of his nose. Results of intranasal examination were normal. The lesion had first appeared at age 8 months and was excised at that time. It reoccurred and was excised again at age 18 months. A third excision of the lesion was done on this admission. An intranasal approach to the dorsum of the nose was used for adequate exposure and complete removal of the lesion. Figures 1 to 3 are microscopic sections of the specimen.
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Vladimir B. Santos, MD, Brooklyn, NY
A 39-year-old black woman was seen for the first time in July 1971. She had a lump on the right side of her nose. This had been first noticed three years earlier and had progressively enlarged. She had not had any pain or tenderness,
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