PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Edward R. Soudijn, MD, Groningen, The Netherlands
A 44-year-old male ship unloader complained about a constant stabbing pain in the right frontal area of his head. This pain was of an eight-month duration. There was no discharge from the nose.At anterior rhinoscopy the mucous At anterior rhinoscopy the mucous membrane was atrophic. There was no mucus or pus in the nose. The air passage was patent on both sides. Results of posterior rhinoscopy were normal. Sinus x-ray films showed a band-like density with a clear center in the right frontal sinus (Fig 1). Exploration of this sinus was done with removal of a mass plus a thick mucoid substance (Fig 2). A representative microscopic section may be seen (Fig 3).
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston
A 13-year-old girl was admitted with a two-week history of tingling over the right cheek and
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