MCQs in Oral Pathology

Chapter 6: Verrucal Papillary lesions

 

 

1- Self-healing carcinoma is known as:

 

  1. Benign Melanoma Nevus
  2. Keratoacanthoma
  3. Melanoma
  4. Leukoplakia

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: B

 

2-Secondary syphilis is linked to which of the following lesions:

  1. Herpetiform ulceration
  2. Notched incisors
  3. Gumma
  4. Hairy tongue
  5. Mucous patch

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: E

 

3-The mucous patch in secondary syphilis:

  1. Contains the infectious agents
  2. May occur intraorally
  3. Resolves with penicillin therapy
  4. Resolves without treatment
  5. All the above

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: E

 

4-Which of the following drugs may induce generalized gingival hyperplasia:

  1. Ibuprofen
  2. Aspirin
  3. Nifedipine
  4. Penicillin
  5. Tetracycline

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: C

 

5-Which of the following is true about oral warts:

  1. Are highly infectious
  2. Are caused by a single HPV subtype
  3. Occasionally develop into verrucous carcinoma
  4. May be seen in any intraoral site
  5. Are usually treated with low dose radiation

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: D

 

6-An 28 years old male patient presents with a 0.5 cm submucosal mass in the posterior lateral tongue. The surface is covered by normal-appearing epithelium. Which of the following should not be included in the differential diagnosis:

  1. Lymphoepithelial cyst
  2. Salivary gland tumor
  3. Granular cell tumor
  4. Squamous papilloma
  5. Benign connective tissue neoplasm

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: D

 

7-The pathogenesis of some verrucous carcinomas is believed to be related to which of the following factors:

  1. Treponema pallidum
  2. Human papillomavirus subtypes 16 and 18
  3. Chronic ethanol ingestion
  4. Epstein-Barr virus
  5. Chronic irritation

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: B

 

8-A 1 cm pedunculated lesion of the soft palate was described microscopically as being composed of projections of benign epithelium supported by small amounts of fibrovascular tissue. This describes which of the following:

  1. Mixed tumor of salivary gland
  2. Keratoacanthoma
  3. Squamous papilloma
  4. Focal fibrous hyperplasia
  5. Mucous extravasation phenomenon

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: C

 

9-A firm asymptomatic submucosal lump, measuring 1 cm, appeared in the posterior hard palate of a 27-year-old man. The duration of the lesion was believed to be approximately 1 month. Clinical differential diagnosis should include all of the following EXCEPT:

  1. Lymphoma
  2. Mucocele
  3. Malignant salivary gland tumor
  4. Benign salivary gland tumor
  5. Squamous papilloma

 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer is: E