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June 1982

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol. 1982;108(6):392-395. doi:10.1001/archotol.1982.00790540064019
Abstract

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1 

Stacey E. Mills, MD, Charlottesville, Va  A 27-year-old woman complained of decreased hearing and pain in her left ear. A submucosal mass in the left lateral portion of the nasopharynx distorted the fossa of Rosenmüller and occluded the Eustachian tube opening. Results of a computed tomographic scan suggested extension of the mass through the pterygopalatine fossa and into the left masseter muscle. An incisional biopsy was performed, followed by an attempted wide excision. Photomicrographs of the specimen are seen in Fig 1 through 3.What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2 

John P. Lyle, MD, Ron Cannon, MD, Charlottesville, Va  A 69-year-old man was initially seen at the otolaryngology outpatient department at the University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, because of intermittent traumatic epistaxis. Findings from an entire head and neck examination were normal except for several anterior nasal excoriations and an incidental finding of a

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