Common Skin Lesions Of The Head And Neck

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 82

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Common Skin Lesions of the Head and Neck IPFW Oral Pathology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition with a loss of melanocytes and pigment from affected tissues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Purpura are large dermal hemorrhages that occur most often from blunt trauma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A fibrous papule is a dome-shaped, firm, flesh-colored macule with a broad base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A papule is a well-circumscribed flat discolored area 0.5 cm in diameter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Degeneration of nevi into melanoma is relatively common, 1:2,500.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Milia are small black cysts of the upper segment of a hair follicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A plaque may be formed from the confluence of multiple papules and are greater than 0.5 cm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An acrochordon, or skin tag, can be easily removed by snipping with curved iris scissors, electrocautery, or cryotherapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Vertical growth of a cutaneous melanoma has a greater metastatic potential and worse prognosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Intraorally, 75% of nevi are dysplastic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sun avoidance and SPF will help to fade ephelides and prevent new ones from forming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Xanthelasma, or macules possibly associated with hyperlipidemia, are usually found on the alae of the nose and canthus of the eye.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A basal cell carcinoma lesion is an indurated pearly papule or nodule with telangiectic vessels coursin over its surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A wheal is produced by vasodilation and fluid leakage secondary to histamine release from mast cells and basophils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Solar Lentigo, or a liver spot, is on chronically sun-exposed skin and will lighten in time with sun avoidance and SPF.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Seborrheic Keratosis may have a keratotic crust that is loosely attached and the surface may be rough or warty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    50% of all melanomas occur on the head and neck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Cutaneous melanomas have predisposing factors such as positive family history, light natural pigmentation, and exposure to sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Seborrheic Keratosis is a malignant epidermal proliferation and can be removed by electrocautery or cryotherapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Perioral dermatitis can be caused by topical steroids, tartar control dentrifices, and chronic habits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Basal cell carcinoma is rarely metastatic and has a good prognosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Actinic keratoses is usually found in individuals who have had long-term exposure to sunlight, usually people who work and play outdoors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Most warts regress spontaneously within 2 weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Squamous cell carcinomas are seen on the upper lip and above.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Perleche is another name for angular cheilitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False