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Flashcards in Oral Disease Deck (23):
1

Anterior oral lesions have a better prognosis than posterior lesions. True/False?

True

2

Women are more affected than men by oral cancer. True/False?

False
Male:female ratio is 2:1

3

Give some causes of oral cancer

Tobacco
Alcohol
Poor diet/nutrition
Infection, viruses
Immunosuppression

4

How many cigarettes are thought to be equivalent to a hookah sesh?

100 cigarettes

5

One unit of alcohol is roughly how much beer and wine?

Half a pint of beer
Glass of wine

6

What are some common causes of white patches in the mouth?

Trauma
Infection
Immune reactions
Dysplasia

7

What are some common causes of red patches in the mouth?

Vasculitis
Immune reactions
Dysplasia

8

Prognosis for HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer is better than non-HPV associated oropharyngeal cancer. True/False?

True, apparently

9

What is an oral disease manifestation of Ca channel blockers?

Gingival hyperplasia

10

What is an oral disease manifestation of nicorandil?

Oral ulceration

11

What is are some oral disease manifestations of antihypertensive agents?

Xerostomia
Lichen planus
Angioedema

12

What does the Challocombe scale measure?

Oral dryness

13

Describe oral lichen planus

Lacy white lines/rash which can develop into ulcers

14

What are some oral disease manifestations of inhaled corticosteroids?

Candidiasis
Mucosal fragility
Sudden blisters (angina bullosa)

15

What is an oral disease manifestation of oxygen administration?

Xerostomia

16

What is glossitis? What is a major cause?

Inflammation + loss of lingual papillae of the tongue
B12 deficiency is common cause

17

What are some oral disease manifestation of Crohn's disease?

Angular cheilitis
Cobblestoning
Ulceration

18

Name some high risk sites for oral cancer

Soft sites: ventral tongue, floor of mouth

19

What is sialosis?

Enlargement of the salivary glands
Not due to inflammation or neoplasia

20

What is Sjogren's syndrome?

Dry mouth syndrome due to immune destruction of salivary glands

21

Which virus is the commonest cause of oral hairy leukoplakia?

Epstein-Barr Virus

22

What are the components of the DMF index?

No. of -
Decayed
Missing
Filled
teeth

23

A patient of 32 teeth has 2 decayed, 4 missing and 6 filled teeth - what is his DMF score?

12, duh