Test Questions Diseases of the Immune System

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					Test Questions – Diseases of the Immune System
2/25/03

1.   Tardive dyskinesia is associated with which disease?

     a.   myasthenia gravis
     b.   multiple sclerosis
     c.   Parkinson’s disease
     d.   AIDS

2.   Shingles is a secondary infection caused by which virus?

     a.   Herpes simplex
     b.   Varicella zoster virus
     c.   Epstein-Barr virus
     d.   Coxsackie virus

3.   The Dentist’s main concern relative to bloodborne infectious diseases is

     a.   Hepatitis A
     b.   Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D
     c.   Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
     d.   Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

4.   Which of the following conditions or diseases is an autoimmune disease?

     a.   Lupus Erythematosis
     b.   Scleroderma
     c.   Blisters on skin and in mouth
     d.   All of above

5.   With the disease syphilis, the primary symptom is a

     a.   chancre
     b.   skin rash
     c.   brain dementia
     d.   caries

6.   Which of the following is not a virus that affects the head and neck region?

     a.   Varicella-zoster
     b.   Strep throat
     c.   Epstein-Barr
     d.   Herpes simplex 1 and 2

7.   All the following may cause inflammation except:

     a.   car accident
     b.   infection
     c.   auto-immune disorder
     d.   light petting

8.   If a patient is HIV infected, but has no medical problems, what special precautions are needed?

     a.   refer to physician
     b.   lab diagnosis immediately
     c.   refer to other dentist
     d.   none of the above


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9.   What disease affects young women (20-30) with immunological disease seen on their skin?

     a.   hepatitis A
     b.   scleroderma
     c.   lupus Erythematosus
     d.   tuberculosis

10. What do you call a severe allergic response that causes massive release of histamines with resulting closure of bronchioles
    and dilation of blood vessels?

     a.   Chancre
     b.   molecular mimicry
     c.   miliary response
     d.   anaphylactic shock

11. What auto-immune disease occurs mostly in young females, causes bizarre skin lesions and can cause kidney problems:

     a.   scleroderma
     b.   lupus erythematosus
     c.   blistering disease
     d.   none of the above

12. Which might not cause inflammation?

     a.   trauma
     b.   allergies
     c.   infections
     d.   parasites
     e.   all of the above

13. The immunodeficient state associated with HIV infection is due primarily to the virus effect on:

     a.   B lymphocytes
     b.   Macrophages
     c.   T lymphocytes (helper)
     d.   T lymphocytes (suppressor)

14. Which is not a herpes type virus?

     a.   Varicella-Zoster
     b.   Epstein barr
     c.   Herpes labialis
     d.   Coxsackie A

15. Which is an infectious disease?

     a.   lupus
     b.   syphilis
     c.   scleroderma
     d.   hand soap

16. Which of the following autoimmune diseases involves kidney failure?

     a.   scleroderma
     b.   blistering diseases
     c.   lupus erythematosus
     d.   anaphylactic shock




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17. Infection with which of the following conditions would you find granulomas in the lungs?

    a.   syphilis
    b.   tuberculosis
    c.   lupus erythematosus
    d.   anaphylactic shock

18. Which term refers to the fact that the body tries to rid itself of something perceived as disease?

    a.   auto-immunity
    b.   allergies
    c.   host response
    d.   trauma

19. What is a manifestation of the secondary form of syphilis?

    a.   chancre
    b.   dementia
    c.   skin rash
    d.   bulla

20. Which of the following viruses causes mononucleosis?

    a.   Coxsackie
    b.   Varicella-Zoster
    c.   Mononuclear
    d.   Epstein-Barr

21. A history of presence of liver problems due to hepatitis is relevant to dentistry because it may affect:

    a.   gingival growth
    b.   gingival hyperplasia
    c.   blood clotting
    d.   salivary production

22. Which of the following infection diseases are of the highest transmission risk to dental professionals:

    a.   TB
    b.   Hepatitis B
    c.   HIV/AIDS
    d.   Syphilis

23. Why is a Hepatitis A (HAV) vaccination not recommended for dental students?

    a.   HAV is a fake disease, made up by psycho dental students
    b.   HAV is not transmitted in the dental office and Hepatitis risk to the dentist is the same for the public
    c.   HAV is not contagious
    d.   No vaccine is available

24. Which association is NOT correct?

         a.   cirrhosis – liver scarring
         b.   jaundice – blockade of common bile duct
         c.   alcoholism – shrinkage of parotid
         d.   hepatitis C – transfusion related




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25. All of the below can be the etiologic factor in liver damage EXCEPT:

        a.   alcohol consumption
        b.   medication
        c.   infectious agents
        d.   hereditary blood dyscrasias




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