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March 1987

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(3):332-336. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860030108031

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  Anna N. Walker, MD, B. Douglas Morton, MD, Macon, GaA solitary, 1-cm, rubbery, erythematous nodule was noted on the postauricular scalp of a 34-year-old woman during a routine physical examination. The patient said the lesion had been present for at least one year. She denied any symptoms referrable to it, and had not observed any recent change in its appearance. The remainder of her physical examination and laboratory data were normal. The lesion was excised. The figures are representative medium- (Fig 1) and high-power (Figs 2 and 3) photomicrographs of the lesion. What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Craig Derkay, MD; Barry E. Hirsch, MD; Edward Abell, MD, PittsburghA 68-year-old woman was initially seen with a crusting right periauricular lesion that had been present for the past year (Fig 1). Over the past six months, she had developed multiple nonpainful, pruritic, raised

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