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April 1994


Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1994;120(4):462-466. doi:10.1001/archotol.1994.01880280090018

Pathologic Quiz Case 1  William M. Lydiatt, MD; Daniel D. Lydiatt, DDS, MD; Perry J. Johnson, MD; Deborah Perry, MD, Omaha, NebA 72-year-old white woman presented with a 4-month history of mild pain and swelling of the hard palate, with progressive loosening of her second and third molars. Examination demonstrated a 3×3-cm firm submucosal mass. The maxillary second and third molars were loose, and a panorex study demonstrated resorption of their roots. A computed tomogram of the paranasal sinuses is shown in Figure 1. A partial maxillectomy was performed through a right lateral rhinotomy. Characteristic histologic features are shown in Figure 2 and Figure 3.What is your diagnosis?

Pathologic Quiz Case 2  Andrew Silva, MD; James Stankiewicz, MD; Wasim Raslan, MD, Maywood, IllA previously healthy 67-year-old white man presented to the otolaryngology clinic with a 6-week history of nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, and frontal pressure. He denied any

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