PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
David L. Larson, MD, Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston
A 51-year-old man had a neck mass on the right side that was 2 cm in diameter. The remainder of the head and neck examination results were normal. In the course of evaluation, random biopsy specimens of the nasopharynx showed the tissue seen in Fig 1 and 2. The neck mass was subsequently excised, revealing poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma. A radiogram of the chest showed a mass that is presumed to be the primary lesion. The adenocarcinoma in the node bore no resemblance whatsoever to the lesion seen in Fig 1 and 2.
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Geoffrey A. Smith, MD, Horst R. Konrad, MD, Los Angeles
A 53-year-old woman felt malaise, fatigue, and lethargy since 1973. In October, 1974, she had gingivitis, which cleared after therapy with vitamins and dental surgery. In November, 1974, she developed
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