MCQs in Oral Pathology

Chapter 4: Red Blue Lesions



1-Dysplasia can be seen in which of the following lesions:

  1. Idiopathic leukoplakia
  2. Geographic tongue
  3. Idiopathic erythroplakia
  4. Nicotine stomatitis
  5. None of the above






The answer is: C


2-A focal proliferative gingival mass composed of granulation tissue in response to local irritation is known as:

  1. Erythroplakia
  2. Hemangioma
  3. Mucocele
  4. Traumatic neuroma
  5. Pyogenic granuloma







The answer is: E


3-A medically fit pregnant lady comes to your clinic worried about an asymptomatic  1 cm red mass between teeth 7 and 8. This lesion is most likely to be:

  1. Erythroplasia
  2. Gingival cyst
  3. Candidiasis
  4. Pyogenic granuloma
  5. Peripheral fibroma






The answer is: D


4-Which of the following statements is correct regarding contact allergies:

  1. Are seen in tissue directly adjacent to the antigen stimulus
  2. Are mediated by Langerhans cells
  3. Are rarely associated with denture material
  4. Are treated by identification and removal of the offending agent
  5. All the above







The answer is: E


5- A patient presents with angular cheilitis, and you decide to perform some haematological investigations. which one of the following tests is not relevant to angular cheilitis:

  1. Full blood count
  2. Fasting venous glucose
  3. Vitamin B12
  4. Liver function tests
  5. Ferritin







The answer is: D


6- Which one of the following drugs is inappropriate for the treatment of angular cheilitis:

  1. Acilovir
  2. Nystanin
  3. Miconazol
  4. Fluconazole
  5. Amphotericin







The answer is A


7- Where in the mouth is "Burning mouth syndrom" most frequently reported:

  1. Lips
  2. Lower denturbearing area
  3. Palate
  4. Buccal mucosa
  5. Tongue






The answer is E


8- What is the male to female ratio of patients with "burning mouth syndrom":

  1. 7:1
  2. 3:1
  3. 1:1
  4. 1:3
  5. 1:7






The answer is E


 9-What is the mean age of presentation in burning mouth syndrome:

  1. 18 years
  2. 25 years
  3. 40 years
  4. 60 years
  5. 80 years







The answer is: D


10-An old male patient presents to your clinic with a purple mass on his tongue. You decide to take a biopsy and you find numerous vascular channels lined by benign endothelial cells. The lesion was not encapsulated, and the vascular channels were filled with blood. This lesion is most likely to be:

  1. Vascular malformation
  2. Lymphoma
  3. Hematoma
  4. Lymphangioma
  5. Lymphoepithelial cyst







The answer is: A