PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1
Stacey E. Mills, MD, Charlottesville, Va
An 11-year-old girl complained of right-sided nasal stuffiness and discharge. Her parents had noticed nasal speech, mouth breathing, and snoring for one year. They sought medical attention after seeing a "growth" in the child's throat. Examination disclosed a single, polypoid, flesh-colored mass protruding from the right choana and filling the nasopharynx. An attenuated stalk originated from the region of the middle turbinate. An excisional biopsy was performed. Figure 1 is a gross photograph of the cut surface of the specimen. Figures 2 and 3 are corresponding photomicrographs.What is your diagnosis?
PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2
Robert E. Fechner, MD, Charlottesville, Va
A 54-year-old man noted a gradual enlargement in front of his ear during two months. He had no pain. On physical examination, a 2-cm slightly movable mass was present just anterior and slightly inferior to the ear. The facial
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