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Where do the ulcers of recurrent apthous stomatitis not usually occur? (in otherwise healthy patients)

Keratinized mucosa (hard palate, gingiva, dorsum of the tongue)

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What GI disease can recurrent apthous stomatitis be a direct manifestation of?

Crohn's disease

3

What do the ulcers of recurrent apthous stomatitis look like on histology?

It's non-specific:
Mixed lymphocytic infiltration, with plasma cells and PMNs.
PMNs going deep into tissue is more suggestive of recurrent apthous stomatitis.

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有争议的

contentious

4

What's an oral lesion that pathognomonic for Crohn's disease?

Ulcers in the mucobuccal folds

5

What will a biopsy from oral CD show?

Granulomas are often present.
(not pathognomonic - granulomas can be caused by foreign bodies, TB, sarcoid, etc.)

6

What's the deal with oral lesions in UC patients?

They're associated with, but not UC itself.
Tend to be apthous ulcers... but there's no pathognomonic oral lesion.
Angular cheilitis happens too...

7

What are 2 oral manifestations of celiac?

Ulcerations
Enamel pitting - if the celiac occurs before the teeth have finished developing.

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DDx for enamel erosion in an adult?

GERD
Bulimia

9

With what GI disease are supernumerary teeth strongly associated?

FAP aka. Gardner's Syndrome
(not pathognomonic, though)

10

For what disease are multiple jaw osteomas and/or multple odontomas pathognomonic?

FAP aka. Gardner's Syndrome

11

What are Fordyce granules?
With what are they associated (if present at a young age)?

Ectopic sebaceous glands in the mouth.
If present in a child, they're strongly suggestive of HNPCC aka. Lynch Syndrome.
(they themselves don't cause problems)

12

What's the oral manifestation of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome?

Diffuse "freckling" of lips, peri-oral skin, etc.
(can also get this on the fingertips)

13

What is pyostomatitis vegetans? With what is it associated?

Lots of "snail-track" pustules, ulcerations on the lips / oral cavity.
Can be manifestation of IBD or GI malignancy.
(surprisingly not as uncomfortable as it looks)

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What does pyostomatitis vegetans look like on histology?

Thickened epithelium
Suprabasilar clefting
Eosinophilic abscesses (mixed with other leukocytes)

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Treatment for pyostomatitis vegetans?

Treat the GI disease, systemic corticosteroids

16

Can acanthosis nigricans be associated with malignancy?

Yep - it's not just seen in diabetes.
And it can also cause crazy lip crustiness.