White Lesions

28 Questions | Total Attempts: 920

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Oral Pathology Quizzes & Trivia

Oral Pathology quiz for IPFW over white lesions of the oral cavity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is extra water in the layers of mucosa in a white sponge nevus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A white sponge nevus shows folded white lesions bilaterally on the buccal mucosa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Follicular Keratosis (Darier's-White disease) is treated with surgical removal of the lesion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Hairy leukoplakia has a DD of leukoplakia, hyperkeratosis, and lichen planus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hereditary Benign Intraepithelial Dyskeratosis is also called Witkop's disease and is a triracial isolate of white, Indian, and African and can be found in North Carolina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    15% of leukoplakia is mild, moderate, or severe dysplasia at time of biopsy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hairy tongue shows an overgrowth of fungiform papillae on the dorsal surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Most common site of leukoplakia is the floor of the mouth, which is the most dangerous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Leukoedema is most commonly found in Caucasians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Actinic chelitis is normally found on the upper lip from degeneration of the vermillion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Idiopathic leukoplakia is a very common oral condition in which a white plaque of oral mucosa can be rubbed off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The less severe the epithelial changes, the most likely a lesion is to evolve into cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Candida albicans (thrush) and iron deficiency anemia can cause leukoplakia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Dysplasia shows drop-shaped epithelial ridges, basal cell crowding, and irregular stratification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In the erosive form of lichen planus, the central area is ulcerated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Invasive carcinoma is when invades lamina propria 1 to 2mm beond the basal lamina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Geographic tongue shows atrophic fungiform papillae surrounded by elevated keratotic (white)margins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Fordyce Granules are ectopic sweat glands on the buccal mucosa and vermillion of upper lip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Discoid (chronic) lupus is most commonly found in elderly men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Hyperplastic candidiasis shows a raised rhomboid dome in the median of the tongue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Adult gingival cysts are remnants of the dental lamina and are mostly found on premolar areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A differential diagnosis of leukoplakia is lichen planus, but lichen planus has a multifocal distribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Candidiasis is treated with Nystatin ointment, mycelex troches, and flucanazole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Papillary hyperplasia, a type of candidiasis, is shown on the hard palatal mucosa under a denture with nodules that are ovoid to spherical on erythematous background.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The discoid (chronic) form of lupus erthematosus shows a butterfly rash of the malar processes and bridge of nose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Gingival cysts of the adult are usually in the 3 & 4 decades.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Lichen planus can be cured with corticosteroids and vitamin A analogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Bohn's nodules are a type of gingival cyst that are alveolar ridges that rupture and exfoliate on infants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False