Oral Pathology - Neoplasia

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Oral pathology - Neoplasia


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  • 1. 
    The study of tumors is called
    • A. 

      Pathology

    • B. 

      Neoplasia

    • C. 

      Cytology

    • D. 

      Oncology

  • 2. 
    Neoplasia involves
    • A. 

      An irreversible change that results in an uncontrolled multiplication of cells

    • B. 

      An abnormal proliferation of cell in response to tissue damage

    • C. 

      A controlled proliferation of cells

    • D. 

      A normal arrangement of proliferating cells

  • 3. 
    Viruses that cause neoplastic transformation of cells are called
    • A. 

      Tranformation viruses

    • B. 

      Oncogenic

    • C. 

      Pathogenic viruses

    • D. 

      Opportunistic

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is a characteristic of benign tumors?
    • A. 

      Numerous mitotic figures

    • B. 

      Rapid growth

    • C. 

      Slow growth

    • D. 

      Metastasis

  • 5. 
    A small exophytic lesion of the tongue that is the color of normal mucosa and is composed of papillary projectionsarranged in a cauliflower loke appearanceis most likely a
    • A. 

      Papilloma

    • B. 

      Fibroma

    • C. 

      Neurofibroma

    • D. 

      Verrucous carcinoma

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a histologic characteric of squamous cell carcinoma?
    • A. 

      Invasion of tumor cells into the connective tissue

    • B. 

      Pleomorphic epithelial cells

    • C. 

      Keratin pearls

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are the most common locations for intraoral squamous cell carcinoma?
    • A. 

      Upper labial mucosa buccal mucosa hard palate

    • B. 

      Lower labial mucosa maxillary gingiva buccal mucosa

    • C. 

      Floor of mouth ventrolateral tongue, soft palate

    • D. 

      Anterior tongue, mandibular gingiva, retromolar area

  • 8. 
    A histologic diagnosis of epithelial dysplasia is of concern because the lesion may
    • A. 

      Cause sever bleeding

    • B. 

      Be cosmetically objectionable

    • C. 

      Be premalignant

    • D. 

      Be hyperkeratosis

  • 9. 
    Severe epithelial dysplasia may also be called
    • A. 

      Epithelial hyperplasia

    • B. 

      Carcinoma in situ

    • C. 

      Infiltrating carcinoma

    • D. 

      Hyperkeratosis

  • 10. 
    The most appropriate treatment for epithelial dysplasia is
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Chemotherapy

    • C. 

      Radiation therapy

    • D. 

      Complete removal

  • 11. 
    Verucous carcinoma is differtiated from another squamous cell carcinomas because it
    • A. 

      Does not occur in the oral cavity

    • B. 

      Most commonly occurs on the lower lip

    • C. 

      Has a better prognosis

    • D. 

      Has no keratin

  • 12. 
    The most common intraoral location for salivary gland tumors is the
    • A. 

      Lower lip

    • B. 

      Buccal mucosa

    • C. 

      Palate

    • D. 

      Anterior tongue

  • 13. 
    Which of the folowing is an example of a malignant salivary gland tumor?
    • A. 

      Pleomorphic adenoma

    • B. 

      Warthin's tumor

    • C. 

      Monomorphic adenoma

    • D. 

      Adenoid cystic carcinoma

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statement about ameloblastomas are true? ameloblastomas
    • A. 

      Are benign slow growing infiltrating tumors

    • B. 

      Are composed of odontogenic epithelium

    • C. 

      Most commonly occur in the mandibular molar ramus area

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The odontogenic tumor that characcteristically presents as a well circumscribed radiolucency located in the anterior maxilla of an adolescent girl is an
    • A. 

      Ameloblastic fibrtoma

    • B. 

      Ameloblastoma

    • C. 

      Odontogenic myxoma

    • D. 

      Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor

  • 16. 
    The odontogenic tumor tha tmost resembles the mesenchyme of the dental follicle histologically is 
    • A. 

      The cementifying fibroma

    • B. 

      The odontogenic myxoma

    • C. 

      The complex odontoma

    • D. 

      The adenomatoid odontogenic tumor

  • 17. 
    A benign cementoblastoma can be recognized on xray film because  
    • A. 

      It is well circumscribed radiopaque and attached to the root of the tooth

    • B. 

      It has a charateristic multiocular radiolucent radiographic appearance

    • C. 

      It radiograaphically resembles a periapical granuloma

    • D. 

      It is a rapidly growing lesion

  • 18. 
    Your patient a 48yr old black women present with multiple asymptomatic radiopaque massess on the mandible and maxilla.  there is no expansion of bone.  the most likely diagnosis is
    • A. 

      Multiple odontomas

    • B. 

      Cementifying fibromas

    • C. 

      Periapical cement-osseous dysplasia

    • D. 

      Florid cemento-osseuos dysplasia

  • 19. 
    A compound odontoma differs from a complex odontoma in that a compound odontoma
    • A. 

      Is composed of tooth like structures

    • B. 

      Has unlimited growth potential

    • C. 

      Is primarily composed of dentla pulp tissue

    • D. 

      Is usually located in the psoterior mandible

  • 20. 
    "peripheral" odontogenic tumors are located on the  
    • A. 

      Tongue

    • B. 

      Lower lip

    • C. 

      Buccal mucosa

    • D. 

      Gingiva

  • 21. 
    A benign tumor of adipose tissue is called a  
    • A. 

      Lipoma

    • B. 

      Schwannoma

    • C. 

      Hemangioma

    • D. 

      Lymphangioma

  • 22. 
    The most common malignant soft tissue tumor of the head and neck in children is  
    • A. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Malignant odontogenic tumor

    • C. 

      Rhabdomyosarcoma

    • D. 

      Osteosarcoma

  • 23. 
    Malignant melanoma of the oral cavity is rare however the most common introoral location is the
    • A. 

      Palate and maxillary gingiva

    • B. 

      Tongue

    • C. 

      Buccal mucosa

    • D. 

      Retromolar area

  • 24. 
    Osteomas are a component of
    • A. 

      Neurofibromatosis

    • B. 

      Gardner syndrome

    • C. 

      Osteosarcoma

    • D. 

      Ossifying fibroma

  • 25. 
    A malignant tumor of boneforming tissue is called
    • A. 

      Chondrosarcoma

    • B. 

      Angiosarcoma

    • C. 

      Osteosarcoma

    • D. 

      Hemangiosarcoma

  • 26. 
    A disorder characterised by an overproduction of atypical wbc is called
    • A. 

      Hemangioma

    • B. 

      Leukemia

    • C. 

      Melanoma

    • D. 

      Leukocytosis

  • 27. 
    A malignant tumor of lymphocytes is called
    • A. 

      Multiple myeloma

    • B. 

      Melanoma

    • C. 

      Lymphoma

    • D. 

      Angiosarcoma

  • 28. 
    The cell involved in multiplre myeloma is the
    • A. 

      Lymphocyte

    • B. 

      Macrophage

    • C. 

      Rbc

    • D. 

      Plasma cell

  • 29. 
    The most frequent introoral sit for metastatic tumors is
    • A. 

      Buccal mucosa

    • B. 

      Mandible

    • C. 

      Soft palate

    • D. 

      Floor of the mouth

  • 30. 
    Which one of the following benign tumors is associated with von Recklinghausen disease?
    • A. 

      Rhabdomyoma

    • B. 

      Lipoma

    • C. 

      Neurofibroma

    • D. 

      Osteoma

  • 31. 
    Which one of the following is the most common odontogenic tumor?
    • A. 

      Odontoma

    • B. 

      Ameloblastoma

    • C. 

      Benign cementoblastoma

    • D. 

      Odontogenic myxoma

  • 32. 
    Which one of the following is the most common malignant salivery gland tumor in children?
    • A. 

      Adenoid cystic carcinoma

    • B. 

      Monomorphic adenoma

    • C. 

      Papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum

    • D. 

      Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

  • 33. 
    A benign tumor composed of a proliferation of capillaries is called a
    • A. 

      Schwannoma

    • B. 

      Hermangioma

    • C. 

      Lipoma

    • D. 

      Osteoma

  • 34. 
    A white plaque like lesion that cannot be rubbed off or diagnosed as a specific disease is called
    • A. 

      Speckled leukoplakia

    • B. 

      Erthroplakia

    • C. 

      Leukoplakia

    • D. 

      Epithelial dysplasia

  • 35. 
    All of the following are benign lesion composed of mature compact bone except a(n)
    • A. 

      Torus

    • B. 

      Oisteoma

    • C. 

      Exostosis

    • D. 

      Ossifying fibroma

  • 36. 
    Which one of the following malignant tumors may present as diffuse gingival enlargement with persistent bleeding?
    • A. 

      Multiple myeloma

    • B. 

      Metastatic lung carcinoma

    • C. 

      Lymphoma

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 37. 
    Which one of the following malignant tumors has been reported to ashow a characteristic "sunburst" pattern on readiographic examination
    • A. 

      Malignant melanoma

    • B. 

      Osteosarcoma

    • C. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

    • D. 

      Rhabdomyosarcoma

  • 38. 
    Which one of the following malignancies is characterized by monoclonal spike on immunoelectrophoresis
    • A. 

      Multiple myeloma

    • B. 

      Metastic ling carcinoma

    • C. 

      Lymphoma

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 39. 
    All of the following are malignant tumors that arise from squamous epithelium except
    • A. 

      Basal cell carcinoma

    • B. 

      Verruccous carcinoma

    • C. 

      Adenoid cystic carcinoma

    • D. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma