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May 1985

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Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(5):346-348. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800070098019
Abstract

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1 

Eric J. Dierks, DMD, MD, Dennis A. Perry, DMD, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas  A healthy 29-year-old woman was noted to have a markedly displaced left maxillary third molar during a routine orthodontic evaluation. Roentgenograms disclosed an opaque left maxillary sinus with a third molar at the level of the orbital floor (Figs 1 and 2). The remainder of history and physical examination findings were otherwise unremarkable.Aspiration of the left maxillary sinus produced a viscid, straw-colored fluid. Through a Caldwell-Luc approach, a large cystic lesion containing the third molar was removed. The hospital pathologist interpreted the specimen as a "dentigerous cyst," but the consulting oral pathologist disagreed.What is your diagnosis and how does it affect the management of this case?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2 

Frank B. Little, Jr, MD, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC  A 40-year-old man had a six-month history of

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