Malignancies Of The Jaws

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 67

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Jaws Quizzes & Trivia

IPFW Oral path malignancies of the jaws


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A carcinoma originates from epithelium and metastisizes via blood vessels to other areas of the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Osteosarcomas account for 20% of all sarcomas and 5% of those occur in the jaws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An osteosarcoma is more commonly found in maxillary bone of males.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is generally recommended that sarcoma resections include a 2cm linear margin in the bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Intermedullary sarcomas of jawbones show no response to radiation therapy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A parosteal osteosarcoma is a slow growing swelling often with a dull, aching sensation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Metastatic carcinoma is the most common malignancy affecting skeletal bones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A metastatic carcinoma can appear like a pyogenic granuloma if found on the gingiva.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A parosteal osteosarcoma is usually found in the jaws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False