Oral Pathology 1

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Oral Pathology 1

Quiz for chapter 1 of oral pathology for dental hygienist


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After arriving at a differential diagnosis, information from which one of the following categories will best establish a final or definitive diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Clinical

    • B. 

      Historical

    • C. 

      Microscopic

    • D. 

      Radiographic

  • 2. 
    A freckle is an example of which one of the following terms?
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Lobule

    • D. 

      Macule

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following terms describes the base of a lesion that is stalk like?
    • A. 

      Sesile

    • B. 

      Lobulated

    • C. 

      Bulbous

    • D. 

      Pedunculated

  • 4. 
    Clinical diagnosis can be used to determine the final or definitive diagnosis of all of the following except
    • A. 

      Fordyce granules

    • B. 

      Unerupted supernumery teeth

    • C. 

      Mandibular tori

    • D. 

      Geographic tongue

  • 5. 
    Radiographic diagnosis would most likely be sufficient to determine the final or definitive diagnosis of
    • A. 

      Internal resorption

    • B. 

      Periapical cemental dysplasia

    • C. 

      Odontoma

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    To determine the presence of blood dyscrasias, which  one of the following would provide the most definitive information?
    • A. 

      Laboratory blood test

    • B. 

      Bleeding during probing

    • C. 

      Pallor of the gingiva and mucosa

    • D. 

      Patient complaint of weakness

  • 7. 
    When an antifungal ointment or cream is applied (before any culture to the areas of angular cheilitis, which one of the following diagnostic categories being used?
    • A. 

      Clinical

    • B. 

      Historical

    • C. 

      Therapeutic

    • D. 

      Differential

  • 8. 
    Yellow clusters of ectopic sebaceous glands commonly observed on the buccal mucosa and evaluated through clinical diagnosis are most likely
    • A. 

      Lipomas

    • B. 

      Fordyce's granules

    • C. 

      Check bites

    • D. 

      Linea alba

  • 9. 
    A slow growing, bony hard exophytic growth in the midline of the hard palate is developmental and heriditary in origin.  The diagnosis is determined through clinical evaluation. you suspect
    • A. 

      Torus palitinus

    • B. 

      Mixed tumor

    • C. 

      Palatal cyst

    • D. 

      Nasopalitine cyst

  • 10. 
    The "white line" observed clinically on the buccal mucosa that extends from anterior to posterior along the occlusal plane is
    • A. 

      Leukoedema

    • B. 

      Leukoplakia

    • C. 

      Linea alba

    • D. 

      Lichen planus

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following is a variant of normal at one time was thought to be a developmental anomaly but is now suggested to be associated with candida albicans? Clinically, there is a rectangular area on the midline of the dorsal surface of the tongue devoid of filiform pappillae.
    • A. 

      Median rhomboid glossitis

    • B. 

      Geographic tongue

    • C. 

      Fissured tongue

    • D. 

      Lingual thyroid

  • 12. 
    These examples of exotoses are found on the lingual aspect of the mandible in the area of the premolars. they are benign, bony, and hard and require no treatment.  radiographically, they appear as radiopaque area and are often bilateral.  you suspect
    • A. 

      Madibular tori

    • B. 

      Lingual mandibular bone concavity

    • C. 

      Genial tubercles

    • D. 

      Madibular fossa

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following terms is most often used when describing mandibular tori?
    • A. 

      Bullous

    • B. 

      Lobulated

    • C. 

      Sessile

    • D. 

      Pedunculated

  • 14. 
    Leukoedema is considered a variant of normal and is observed clinically as a diffuse gray to white film on the buccal mucosa that gives an opalescent character to tissue.  IT is most comonnly found
    • A. 

      Whites

    • B. 

      Asians

    • C. 

      Native americans

    • D. 

      Blacks

  • 15. 
    A patient presents with the clinical signs of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis.  Other constitutional signs are also evident.  you have the patient being hydrogen peroxide rinses without culturing the bacterial flora.  this action applies which one of the following diagnostic categories
    • A. 

      Therepeutic

    • B. 

      Microscopic

    • C. 

      Clinical

    • D. 

      Final or definitive

  • 16. 
    A small circumscribed lesion usually les than 1cm in diameter that is elevated and protrudes above the surface of normal surrounding tissue is called a bulla
    • A. 

      Bulla

    • B. 

      Macule

    • C. 

      Vesicle

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 17. 
    A sessile based lesion is
    • A. 

      Broad and flat

    • B. 

      Stem like

    • C. 

      Corrugated

    • D. 

      Lobulated

  • 18. 
    The identification of which one of the following is not determined by clinical diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Fordyce's granules

    • B. 

      Tori

    • C. 

      Compound odontoma

    • D. 

      Retrocuspid papilla

  • 19. 
    Another term for geographic tongue
    • A. 

      Migratory glossitis

    • B. 

      Median rhomboid glossitis

    • C. 

      Scalloped tongue

    • D. 

      White hairy tongue

  • 20. 
    The cause of supernumerary teeth is most likely
    • A. 

      Genetic

    • B. 

      Traumatic

    • C. 

      Cystic

    • D. 

      Developmental

  • 21. 
    Historical diagnosis can include the patient's
    • A. 

      Age and sex

    • B. 

      Sex and family history

    • C. 

      Race and medical history

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which condition is most often seen on the buccal muscosa?
    • A. 

      Melanin pigmentation

    • B. 

      Fordyce's granules

    • C. 

      Nicotine stomatitis

    • D. 

      Retrocuspid papilla