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									Department of oral And Maxillofacial Medicine,
           Diagnosis and Radiology

                   MCQ’s on

 Red and White lesions
    of Oral Mucosa
Red and White lesions of Oral Mucosa
1. Which of the following is a precancerous lesion?
      a. Speckled Leukoplakia
      b. Benign Migratory Glossitis
      c. White Sponge Nevus
      d. All of above
2. Which of the following skin lesion have accompanying oral manifestations?
      a. Lichen planus
      b. Pemphigus vulgaris
      c. Erythema multiforme
      d. All of the above
3. Leokoplakia is a whitish path or plaque which is
      a. Always reversible
      b. Maybe due to smoking tobacco
      c. Infectious disease
      d. Congenital disease
4. Non keratotic white lesion have a characteristic that
      a. They can be scrapped off from the mucosa easily
      b. They are always leading to cancer
      c. They involve thickening og the mucosa
      d. All of the above
5. Variations in the structure and the appearance of the normal mucosa
      a. Leukoedema
      b. Fordyce’s granules
      c. Linea alba
      d. All of the above
6. Denture sore mouth is
      a. A candidial infection
      b. More common in upper denture
      c. Associated with burning sensation
      d. All of the above
7. Wickham’s strie are seen in
      a. Leukoplakia
      b. Lichen planus
      c. Erythroplakia
      d. Carcinoma in situ
8. Lichenoid reaction may be induced by
      a. Some antimicrobial drugs
      b. Some antipyretic drugs
      c. Some antihypertensive drugs
      d. All of the above
9. Graft versus host disease is
      a. Immunologic phenomenon
      b. Seen in immunocompromised patients
      c. Seen only in oral cavity
      d. None of the above
10.A 65 yr old lady with ill fitting dentures and a very poor oral hygiene under
   treatment for Addison’s disease has generalized inflamed mucosa with
   some white patches. The blood tests are normal. It is suggestive of
      a. Lichen planus
      b. Leukoplakia
      c. Candidiasis
      d. Oral submucous fibrosis
11.Butterfly rash on nose, dryness of mouth, inflamed areas with tendency to
   ulcerate in an adult female is most likely
      a. Sub burn
      b. Lupus erythematosis
      c. Allergic reaction
      d. All of the above
12.Target lesion are seen in
      a. Pemphigoid
      b. Lichen planus
      c. Erythema multiforme
       d. All of the above
13.Upon oral examination of 59yr old women with extreme gingival
   tenderness the following conditions are noted : the maxillary gingival is red;
   the mandibular gingival has irregularly outlined red areas; accretions on
   teeth indicate poor oral hygiene. Exploration pressure causes gingival
   hemorrhage. The margin of gingival is located at CEJ. A membranous layer
   can be loosened and lifted from gingival leaving hemorrhagic surface. The
   diagnosis is
       a. Acute periodontitis
       b. Erosive lichen planus
       c. Herpatic gingivostomatitis
       d. Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
14.In a 6 month old child thick curd like white patch appears on the buccal
   mucosa . On rubbing it leaves an erythematous patch. Most likely diagnosis
       a. Tuberculosis
       b. Lichen planus
       c. Lupus erythematosis
       d. Candidiasis
15.During oral examination of 57 yr old man a large white keratotic patch that
   covers the entire palate is noted. Some “red dots” are also seen in this
   patch. The most probable explanation is that the patient is a
       a. Pipe smoker
       b. Snuff smoker
       c. Cigar
       d. Tobacco chewer
16.Swelling and redness of the orifice of minor salivary glands of palate occurs
       a. Nicotinic stomatitis
       b. Leukoplakia
       c. Fovea palatine
       d. Erythroplakia
17.In AIDS, hairy Leukoplakia is found in which location
       a. Hard palate
       b. Buccal mucosa
       c. Lateral border of tongue
       d. Soft palate
18.A boy shows pearly white thickening of the buccal mucosa and has been
   present for some years. His younger brother also has the same condition.
   The condition is most likely to be
       a. Lichen planus
       b. White sponge nevus
       c. Leukoplakia
       d. Submucous fibrosis
19.Infra-epithelial bullae are found in
       a. Phemphigous
       b. Bullous phemphigous
       c. Bullous lichen planus
       d. Pemphigoid
20.A malnourished child shows ulceration of gingival and punched out lesion,
   necrotic gingival margin
       a. Herpatic stomatitis
       b. NOMA
       c. ANUG
       d. Apthous ulceration
21.In which one of the following vesicles and bullae are not seen
       a. Pemhigus
       b. Hepes zoster
       c. Herpes simplex
       d. Lupus erythematosis
22.Diffused white patch is present on the palate of a patient, the lesion is
   asymptomatic and of unknown etiology. It is likely to be
       a. Lichen planus
       b. Nicotina stomatitis
       c. Leukoplakia
       d. Candidiasis
23.Which of the following statement is wrong in relation to denture stomatitis
     a. More common in diabetics
     b. More common in men
     c. Associated with wearing denture at night time too
     d. Many patients maybe unaware of it
24.Which one is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait?
     a. Lichen planus
     b. Bullous pemphigoid
     c. Pemphigous vulgaris
     d. White sponge nevus
25.Which of the following is most likely to turn malignant
     a. Intradermal nevus
     b. Junctional nevus
     c. Lichen planus
     d. Papilloma


      1. A                         11.B                          21.D
      2. D                         12.C                          22.D
      3. B                         13.B                          23.B
      4. A                         14.D                          24.D
      5. D                         15.A                          25.B
      6. D                         16.A
      7. B                         17.C
      8. D                         18.B
      9. A                         19.A
      10.C                         20.C

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