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Quiz: Common Oral Lesions

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Mucus extravasation phenomenon(mucocele) is a true cyst. True or False?

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True
False
2

What do you think the lesion in the picture could represent?

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Pyogenic granuloma
Peripheral ossifying fibroma
Peripheral giant cell granuloma
Any of the above
3

Patient reported with the chief complaint of ulcer on the gums and on general examination, headache, fever and malaise was observed. On oral examination, sharply punched out crater-like erosions of the interdental papillae of sudden onset were noted. What do you think is the most likely diagnosis?

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NUG
Pericoronitis
Generalized periodontitis
Chediak Higashi disease
4

Which odontogenic cyst manifests characteristically as a pericoronal radiolucency of impacted molars?

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Radicular cyst
Dentigerous cyst
Lateral periodontal cyst
Nasopalatine duct cyst
5

The growth of odontogenic keratocyst mainly takes place in the direction of...

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Bucco-lingual
Superio-inferior
Antero-posterior
Inferio-lateral
6

A 27 year old female reported to the dental clinic with a complaint of recurring and subsiding burning sensation in the mouth and sensitivity to hot and spicy food for the last 8 months. She also complains of red areas on the tongue concomitant to the burning sensation and disappearance of the red areas when burning subsides. Oral examination reveals multiple demarcated zones of erythema on the tongue. These zones are surrounded by slightly elevated serpentine white borders. What do you think would be the most appropriate diagnosis?

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Erythroplakia
Erythematous candidiasis
Geographic tongue
Erythematous oral lichen planus
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This is an IOPA with the yellow circle marking a key finding. What would be the most likely diagnosis?

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Focal osseous dysplasia
Condensing osteitis
Idiopathic osteosclerosis
Cementoblastoma
8

Periapical granuloma represents a type of granulomatous infection. True or False?

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True
False
9

Which of the following may be associated with apthous ulcer?

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Inflammatory bowel disease
Behcet syndrome
Cyclic neutropenia
All of the above
10

Which cyst arises from the rests of malassez?

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Odontogenic keratocyst
Dentigerous cyst
Radicular cyst
Globulomaxillary cyst
11

Which clinical type of candidiasis manifests as curd like white patches that can be rubbed off to leave erythematous areas?

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Chronic hyperplastic candidiasis
Pseudomembranous candidiasis
Acute atrophic candidiasis
Denture stomatitis
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A 43 year old man comes to the dental clinic with the complaint of difficulty in opening his mouth. Previous dental history reveals burning sensation when eating spicy foods and ulcerations of the oral mucosa. Palpation of buccal mucosa reveals a firm fibrous texture. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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Scleroderma
Behcets disease
Oral submucous fibrosis
Oral lichenplanus
13

A 39 year old female comes to the dental clinic with a complaint of a growth on her gums that has grown rapidly in the last 1 month.Clinical examination reveals a deep red, sessile lesion, 1 cm in diameter on the gingiva in relation to 12 and 13. Microscopic analysis of the lesion reveals numerous giant cells interspersed in a fibrovascular, hemorrhagic stroma. What could be the most likely diagnosis?

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Pyogenic granuloma
Peripheral ameloblastoma
Peripheral giant cell granuloma
Peripheral ossifying fibroma
14

A 28 year old, police officer by profession, complained of numerous ulcers in the mouth and discomfort while eating. The patient did not have any relevant medical history nor did he have any systemic condition. Oral examination revealed this and numerous other ulcers, at least 10 in number in the left buccal mucosa. What could be the most likely diagnosis?

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Minor apthous ulcerations
Herpetic gingivostomatitis
Herpetiform apthous ulcerations
Major apthous ulcerations
15

The most common histological pattern of ameloblastoma is…

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Plexiform pattern
Granular cell pattern
Follicular pattern
Acanthomatous pattern
16

The subepithelial band of inflammation in oral lichen planus consists predominantly of..

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Lymphocytes
Lymphocytes and plasma cells
Lymphocytes and neutrophils
Lymphocytes, plasma cells and neutrophils
17

Recurrent apthous ulcerations have been reported to worsen on discontinuation of smoking…True or False?

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True
False
18

Ameloblastoma could manifest radiographically as a/an…

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Inter-radicular radiolucency
Multilocular radioluceny
Pericoronal radioluceny
Any of the above
19

Non-inflammatory, non-neoplastic enlargement of the salivary gland is known as..

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Sialorrhea
Sialadenosis
Sialadenitis
Sialolithiasis
20

Garre's osteomyelitis is a type of chronic osteomyelitis where there is…

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Periosteal bone formation due to mild infection/irritation
Necrosis of bone with suppuration and sequestrum formation
Well circumscribed sclerosis in the periapex in relation to the infected tooth
Diffuse cotton wool sclerosis in multiple quadrants

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Sanketh Sharath


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