7 March 2023: Image Quiz #103

Author: Sarah H. Glass, D.D.S.

A biopsy of a lesion from the lateral border of the tongue in a 63 year old man demonstrates the histopathology seen below. What is the diagnosis?

Select an answer:

A. Epithelial dysplasia

B. Granular cell tumor

C. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

D. Squamous cell carcinoma

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15 February 2023: Case of the Month #524

Thanks to Dr. Kelly Magliocca, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA for contributing this case and discussion and to Dr. Molly Housley Smith, Pathology & Cytology Labs, Lexington, Kentucky, USA for reviewing the discussion.

Clinical history:

A 3 week old female infant had a pedunculated lesion of the anterior maxillary alveolar process, which was excised.

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20 September 2022: Image Quiz #91

Author: Abberly Lott Limbach, M.D.

A 45 year old patient presents with a painless 0.5 cm white nodule on the left lateral tongue. A biopsy is performed and a representative image from the histology is shown below. What is the diagnosis?

Select an answer:

A. Fordyce granule

B. Lymphoepithelial cyst

C. Lymphoid aggregate

D. Mucocele

E. Sialolith

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