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2nd Inter-Congress of the European Society of Pathology,
Ioannina, Greece, May 24-27, 2006
http://www.pathology2006.com
Head and Neck Slide Seminar, May 25, 2006
Chairpersons: Nina Gale, Slovenia; Ilmo Leivo, Finland
Slide digitization:
prof. Jorma Isola,
Institute of Medical Technology,
University of Tampere, Finland
 
Slide 1  
Case 1
Presented by: Maria Pia Foschini, Istituto di Anatomia e Istogia Patologica, Bologna, Italy

Case Report
A 48 year old man presented with a gingival ulcerated, polypoid lesion, of 2.5 cm. in greatest axis.
On radiography there was no bone involvement. An incisional biopsy was performed for histological diagnosis. Subsequently the lesion was completely removed by surgery. The patient is alive 20 months since, with no evidence of recurrence.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
Slide 1  
Slide 2  
Case 2
Presented by: Calypso Barbatis, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital "Korgialenion-Benakion", Athens, Greece

Case Report
A 34 year old male. The patient was treated with radiotherapy 7 years previously for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa of the left maxilla. He was admitted for tooth extraction (R maxilla) and weeks later due to persistent ulcer and fistula a radiological diagnosis of osteoporosis and osteomyelitis was made. Biopsies were taken (slide 2A). 5 months later from the same site necrotic, friable material was removed (slide 2B).
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
Slide 1  
Case 3
Presented by: Silvana Di Palma, University of Surrey, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK

Case Report
A 67 year old gentleman presented with a five month history of dysphagia to solids associated with a sensation of a lump in the throat. He had given up smoking thirty years ago and never abused alcohol. Clinical examination revealed a fixed soft palate on the right with a 2x3cm submucosal lesion arising from the palatoglossal fold onto the base of tongue in the oropharynx. There was no cervical lymphadenopathy. CT scanning defined the extent and depth of the tumour and the tumour was staged as a T2N0M0. An incisional biopsy was taken.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
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Case 4
Presented by: Anna Tanoglidi, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital "Korgialenion-Benakion", Athens, Greece

Case Report
A 67 year old male. Diffuse swelling of the nose. Removal of a haemorrhagic intranasal tumor 2 months previously.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
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Case 5
Presented by: Llúcia Alós, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Case Report
A 61 year-old man presented with rhinorrea and progressive nasal obstruction for 5 months. The CT scan showed a tumour located at right nasal fossa with bone destruction. A biopsy of the tumour was performed.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
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Case 6
Presented by: Nina Zidar, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Case Report
A 68-year old man, a heavy smoker who denied alcohol abuse, with an ulcerated tumor of the epiglottis. Total laryngectomy and radical neck dissection were performed.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
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Case 7
Presented by: Alena Skalova, Medical Faculty of Charles University, Plzen, Czech Republic

Case Report
68-year-old female presented with a painless left parotid mass of several months duration. On examination, there was a solitary, well circumscribed tumor 2 cm in diameter. The tumor was friable and white in colour with central cystic space containing yellowish gelatinous material. The patient has no other tumors of the skin or elsewhere.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion

 
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Case 8
Presented by: Roderick HW Simpson, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK

Case Report
Male born 1930. Previously well. First noticed a 10-15 mm mass in the left parotid gland, thought to be a lymph node. Grew slowly and in 2004 was 25 mm in diameter. There was no pain or nerve palsy. FNA non-diagnostic, and a superficial parotidectomy was performed in early 2005. Macroscopically, the parotid contained a well-circumscribed partly cystic mass, 30 ◊ 20 ◊ 15 mm.
  

 Diagnosis & discussion


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