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June 1985

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(6):412-415. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800080098016
Abstract

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1 

C. Willy Schwenzfeier, MD; Ed Emerson, MD; J. Smythe Rich, Charleston, SC  A 75-year-old nonsmoking woman was seen because of a five-month history of hoarseness. On examination, a cystic lesion of the left false cord was found. This mass completely obscured the vocal cords, but did not significantly obstruct the upper airway. This mass was examined endoscopically and on removal was noted to be a cystic lesion filled with clear mucoid fluid. It had a broad base involving the posterior one half of the left false cord and was completely excised. Six months following excision, the patient was free of any residual tumor. The pathologic characteristics of the lesion are shown in Figs 1 and 2.What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2 

Orrin Davis, MD, Chicago, Stephen Yeh, MD, Evanston, Ill  An asymptomatic 67-year-old woman was observed on routine physical examination to have

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