What are the 3 NORMAL layers of oral mucosa?
Oral Epi (OE) Lamina Propria (gingival connective tissue) Submucosa
_______ tissue covers the hard palate and the attached and free gingiva?
The cheeks and the soft palate are covered with _____ mucosa
Non-Masticatory mucosa covers what surfaces?
Vestibules Alveolar Mucosa
All cellular mitosis occurs where?
What structure separates the OE from the connective tissue?
What term is used to describe the process of cellular growth going from the bottom layer (basement membrane) up to the surface?
Cells form on the _____ _______ and are seen as round cells?
Cells go from being round in shape to being "squished" and have projections (desmosoomes) sticking out of them....this layer is called the?
What layer comes after the prickle layer?
What is the 4th layer called and what type of tissue has a 4th layer?
Keratin Layer Masticatory
The average amount of days for a cell to go from "birth" to "death" is?
The lamina propria contains what cells?
Fibroblasts Macrophage Mast
The submucosa contains?
salivary glands blood vessels muscles
What is the term for a epithelium projection into the connective tissue?
What is a common area to have hyperkeratosis?
Linea Alba (cheek bite)
Why does hyperkeratosis appear white in the mouth?
because it absorbs more fluid and reflects back a white color
What is the fancy name for a cheek bite?
71% of all white lesions of the oral mucosa are?
A _______ is a white, opaque, leathery lesion NOT clinically identifiable from other white lesions?
If someone has a white lesion in ________ it automatically needs to be biopsied and taken care of cause it isn't normal?
floor of mouth
A dysplastic leukoplakia is a white spot with ________
Dyskeratosis is often associated with?
A THIN white keratotic film usually over the lower lip is termed a?
Solar Cheilosis predisposes to?
cancer of lip
What is the most common zone for skin cancers?
Ala-traga zone (head of bald guys also)
Solar Cheilosis is also called?
White sponge nevus is a ________ keratosis with a _________ white folded ________
congenital familial gingivostomatitis
White sponge nevus always involves the ?
Microscopically the white sponge nevus will have ________edema with broad fused _____ ______?
prickle cell rete pegs