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April 1978

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Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, Houston

Arch Otolaryngol. 1978;104(4):234-237. doi:10.1001/archotol.1978.00790040056012
Abstract

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1 

Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston  A 63-year-old man had become progressively hoarse in a period of six months. He had no history of previous otolaryngological complaints, he did not smoke, and he drank ethanol (alcohol; ethyl alcohol) a few times a month. Results of examination of the head and neck were normal, except that a 1-cm, rounded mass protruded from the left vocal cord. The nodule was movable and gave the impression of being on a stalk. The surface was red, finely granular, and ulcerated. A biopsy specimen was taken, and is shown in Fig 1 and 2. What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2 

Robert E. Fechner, MD, Houston  A 53-year-old woman had been in good health until about one year before admission to the hospital. At that time she became aware of a small lump in the side of her neck. She thought

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