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19 year old man with a sore throat, ear pain, and a red eye
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 1998
Volume 4, Number 18
May 11, 1998
Victor L. Perez, M.D. | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
DIAGNOSIS AND DISCUSSION
CT scan sinuses and orbits:
see figure 7
Nasal Septum Biopsy:
Acute non-granulomatous inflammation.
Earlobe Cartilage Biopsy:
See figure 8
CT scan showing an area of soft tissue swelling in the nasal septum.
Earlobe cartilage showing loss of basophilic staining of cartilage matrix with some areas of tissue destruction with replacement of fibrous tissue.
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