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August 1989

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1989;115(8):998-1001. doi:10.1001/archotol.1989.01860320108038

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  Carl Drucker, MD; Arlen Brodin, MD; Allan P. Wolff, MD, Evanston, IllA 61-year-old man presented with a complaint of gradually progressive hoarseness of several years' duration. He denied dysphagia, hemoptysis, or pain. Physical examination revealed a lush thickening and deep red discoloration of all of the maxillary gingival mucosa. Similar abnormal features were noted on the posterior pharyngeal wall, in the nasopharynx, and on the larynx involving both true vocal cords. Biopsy of the posterior pharyngeal wall and the maxillary gingiva was performed. The histologic findings are seen in Figs 1 and 2.What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Daniel W. Nuss, MD, Peggy Battalora, MD, New OrleansA 31-year-old man presented with bilateral neck masses of several months' duration. He reported no weight loss, night sweats, cough, hoarseness, or hearing loss. He had been a heavy smoker. Incisional biopsy of

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