Salivary Gland Diseases

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Gland Quizzes & Trivia

Oral Pathology- salivary gland diseases, etc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A cyst is a pathologic epithelial lined sac with fluid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A superficial mucocele arises from increased pressure in the outermost part of salivary duct and most commonly seen in the lower lip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In a mucus retention cyst you sometimes only need to remove obstruction and not whole gland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Necrotizing sialometaplasia can be caused from trauma from local anesthesia and healing can take up to 10 weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Necrotizing sialadenitis (mumps) has unilateral parotid swelling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bacterial sialadenitis is a reduction in salivary bacterial overgrowth and is usually unilateral.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    African American females typically have Sarcoidosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An assay for angiotension I-converting enzyme and a chest x-ray is used to diagnose sarcoidosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sarcoidosis has dark purple elevated skin plaques and can have pulmonary manifestations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The prognosis for sarcoidosis is malignancy and poor and can be treated with corticosteroids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sjorgren's Syndrome is an autoimmune disease where lymphocytic infiltrate replaces a major salivary gland and is closely associated with AIDS patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Most benign neoplams are seen in the parotid gland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A monomorphic adenoma is the most common benign neoplasm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Pleomorphic adenomas appear as firm, painless swellings and generally do not ulcerate, they may undergo malignant transformation if have for a long time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A differential diagnosis for a pleomorphic adenoma is a maxillary torus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A type of monomorphic adenoma called a canalicular adenoma is rarely found on the oral cavity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum arises with lymph nodes as a result of entrapment of salivary gland elements early in development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum is also called Warthin's Tumor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When see in the parotid gland, Warthins tumor is a doughy to cystic mass in the inferior pole and is usually bilateral.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A mucoepidermoid carcinoma is most commonly seen in the submandibular gland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A mucoepidermoid carcinoma may be central in bone (radiolucency) and resembles a mucocele in the oral cavity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An adenoid cystic carcinoma can spread to the lungs via metastasis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False