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May 1986

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1986;112(5):568-571. doi:10.1001/archotol.1986.03780050092019

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  Henry F. Frierson, Jr, MD, Charlottesville, VaA 64-year-old white man had had intermittent nasal dryness and mucous drainage for five years. Examination of the right nasal cavity revealed a large submucosal mass replacing the inferior nasal turbinate and causing significant airway obstruction. There was no cervical lymphadenopathy.The tumor was excised through a right lateral rhinotomy and partial maxillotomy (Figs 1 through 3).What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Anna N. Walker, MD, Philip F. Jones, MD, Macon, GaA 79-year-old woman was noted to have a large mass on her forehead during hospitalization for an unrelated problem. She stated that the mass had been present for years and had been slowly enlarging. Physical examination revealed a 6-cm, ovoid, soft, mobile subcutaneous mass in the right supraorbital region. The overlying skin was intact.The mass was surgically removed (Fig 1). Figure 2 is