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June 1990

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990;116(6):744-747. doi:10.1001/archotol.1990.01870060102028

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  Antoine E. Tarazi, MD, David W. Eisele, MD, Baltimore, MDDuring the summer, a 74-year-old white woman with a history of moderate sun exposure noted a nonpruritic left cheek lesion of approximately 1 month's duration. She had no history of skin malignancy.On physical examination, a 3-mm, flat, keratotic lesion was noted on the lower part of the cheek. The lesion was nonpigmented and solitary.An excisional biopsy of the mass was performed. Photomicrographs of the surgical specimen are shown in Figs 1 and 2.What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Avi Shupak, MD; Nehama Uri, MD; Elhanan Greenberg, MD; Judith Kelner, MD; Walter S. Meyer, MD, Haifa, IsraelA 7-year-old-boy presented for evaluation of right facial paresis, which had slowly progressed over the last 3 years. The patient had not experienced any worsening of his hearing and had no complaints of tinnitus or

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