PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Steven D. Horwitz, MD, James C. Hutchinson, Jr, MD, Chicago
A 24-year-old man had a six-month history of increasing difficulty in breathing through the left nostril that was accompanied by mild intermittent epistaxis. On examination, a polypoid, orange mass originating from the tip of the left inferior turbinate was seen. Except for a well-epithelialized perforation in a straight, nondeviated septum, the results of the remainder of the head and neck examination were normal.Sinus x-ray films and tomograms were normal. The mass and the tip of the left inferior turbinate bone were excised, with the histopathologic findings shown in Fig 1 and 2.What is your diagnosis?
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Larry I. Giltman, MD, Norfolk, Va
This lesion was from a 67-year-old man who complained of a "sore" just above the left nostril. It was first noted several months ago and appeared to be gradually
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