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December 1991

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991;117(12):1416-1419. doi:10.1001/archotol.1991.01870240108020

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 1  LCDR Rick Lockhart, MC, USNR, Portsmouth, Va, Thomas A. Tami, MD, San Francisco, CalifA 59-year-old woman presented with a 1.5-cm slowly enlarging, painless, firm nodule at the concha-meatal junction of the right ear. The mass had been present for at least 1 year and was not associated with drainage or crusting. There were no signs of local inflammation or regional adenopathy. Excisional biopsy was performed. Representative histopathologic sections are presented in Figs 1 and 2.What is your diagnosis?

PATHOLOGIC QUIZ CASE 2  Derek Soohoo; David Myssiorek, MD; Larry Hirschfield, MD, New Hyde Park, NYA 41-year-old man presented with a 3-year history of a right preauricular mass, which had increased noticeably in size in the past year. The patient was otherwise asymptomatic.Physical examination revealed a 3 × 3-cm mass that was nontender, firm, and mobile. There appeared to be no facial nerve involvement.

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