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November 1977

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Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston

Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(11):686-689. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780280082015
Abstract

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1 

Jonas T. Johnson, MD, David L. Poushter, MD, Syracuse, NY  A 67-year-old woman had an asymptomatic mass at the left angle of the jaw. She stated it had been present for several months and was enlarging. Physical examination confirmed a pea-sized firm mass overlying the left angle of the jaw that was mobile. The facial nerve was intact.At surgery the mass was found to lie very superficially just under the parotid fascia. The firm, beige-colored, well-encapsulated mass was sent for frozen section (Fig 1, 2).What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2 

Thomas J. Balkany, MD, Denver, LaVonne Bergstrom, MD, Los Angeles  An 83-year-old man was seen for cerumen removal. Results of routine examination revealed a lesion of the left side of the upper lip that had been crusting and bleeding painlessly for four or five years. A 2 × 2-cm firm, gray, ulcerated

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