osteoma What is the most common benign tumor of the nose and paranasal sinuses? Also associated with Gardner's Syndrome (image shows a sclerotic mass surrounded by air and located within the frontal sinus).
EPITHELIAL INCLUSION CYST Def: traumatic implantation of epidermis into dermis, plugged follicle Can be associated with Gardner's syndrome (polyposis) SSx: slow-growing, white, round, firm, usually < 1 cm DDx: neoplasm Tx: excision, marsupialization
Overview of Gardner's opinions on pedophilia and child sexual abuse. He has been considered a "guru" of child custody evaluations & the recently invented syndrome called "parental alienation." A must-read.
congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium (CHRPE) •Represents enlargement of RPE cells •Usually very dark clinically they are asymptomatic although careful plotting of the visual field may show absolute scotoma corresponding to the lesion. Patients with bilateral multiple lesions (bear tracking) may have Gardner's syndrome, FAP. More common temporally. Most CHRPE lesions also feature a pigmented or nonpigmented halo just inside the margin of the lesion