Non-odontogenic Tumors

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Pathology Quizzes & Trivia

Non-Odontogenic Tumors, Ossifying Fibromas, Oral Pathology IPFW


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An ossifying fibroma is uncommon in the jaws, but if found is in the mandibular premolar/molar area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Fibrous dysplasia separates with ease from normal bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It can be difficult to distinguish between an ossifying fibroma and fibrous dysplasia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An ossifying fibroma is a fibrous connective tissue stroma in which new bone is formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An ossifying fibroma looks like ground glass on a radiograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Fibrous dysplasia is a bilateral slow progressive enlargement of the jaw.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fibrous dysplasia is where normal medullary bone is replaced by an abnormal fibrous connective proliferation in which new non-maturing bone is formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Fibrous dysplasia shows woven bone instead of mature bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Malignant transformation is common with fibrous dysplasia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An osteoblastoma is an uncommon painless swelling with lesions in the posterior tooth-bearing areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An osteoblastoma arises from the surface of a root and is fused to it obliterating the apex of the tooth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    On a radiograph an osteoblastoma is a thin radiolucency border around a calcified central tumor mass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Gardner's Syndrome can show multiple impacted permanent and supernumerary teeth and has a high rate of malignant transforation to invasive colorectal carcinoma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Osteomas are removed with surgical excision and have a high rate of recurrence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A patient with Gardner's Syndrome may have fibromas of the skin and epidermal and trichilemmal cysts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The principal diagnostic problem with a Chondroma is to histologically distinguish from a more common chondrosarcoma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A Central Giant Cell Granuloma presents as a solitary radiopaque lesion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A Central Giant Cell Granuloma is a benign proliferation of fibroblasts and multinucleated giant cells and is not commonly found in the jaws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A central giant cell granuloma is usually found in children and young adults before 30 years of age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A Central Giant Cell Granuloma is usually found in females anterior to the permanent molar teeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A Central Giant Cell Granuloma is a painful expansion of the affected jaw where the cortical plates are thinned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A patient with Central Giant Cell Granuloma must get their levels of parathyroid hormone checked because if elevated then they have primary hyperparathyroidism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A Hemangioma of bone is usually found in the posterior mandible of females.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A Hemangioma of bone has a soap bubble appearance on a radiograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Coronoid Hyperplasia is usually bilateral.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False