General and Oral Pathology for Dental Hygiene Practice by Sandra L. Myers DMD, Alice E. Curran DMD MS

By Sandra L. Myers DMD, Alice E. Curran DMD MS

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Develop the basis in pathology you want to realize the signs of the oral stipulations and the manifestations of systemic ailments you’ll come upon in scientific practice.

Step via step, you’ll know about the etiology of every disorder or , the best way to realize it, what the diagnostic strategy is, how the affliction progresses, and what the remedies are. Concise textual content and full-color photos, complemented by way of animations of pathological tactics on-line at DavisPlus, express you precisely what you want to recognize. Interactive case stories and critical-thinking routines arrange you to make the right kind sufferer care decisions.

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D. physiologic pigmentation. 16. Fordyce granules A. appear translucent white or opalescent white. B. occur as a consequence of the indentations from the opposing teeth. C. contain melanin pigmentation. D. are ectopic sebaceous glands identical to those normally found in the skin. 17. Elongated filiform papillae are more common in patients who A. smoke or ingest certain medications. B. eat hot or spicy foods. C. have leukoedema. D. have linea alba. 25 18. Which one of the following statements is false about tori?

Another example of metaplasia occurs in the salivary glands. Normal epithelial cells of salivary gland ducts and acini undergo metaplasia from simple cuboidal epithelium to larger cells called oncocytes. The resulting nodular oncocytic metaplasia may create enlargement of the tissues and give the erroneous impression that a tumor is present. This type of metaplasia occurs most often in the parotid gland and appears to be a degenerative phenomenon related to aging. Dysplasia Dysplasia is defined as lack of proper maturation of a tissue.

Examples of signs are fatigue, anxiety, and sensations. D. Symptoms are observed by both clinicians and patients. 8. Inspection is the critical appraisal of a patient for pathology and includes A. examination. B. measurement. C. comparison with normal. D. All of the above 9. Auscultation is A. tapping on a surface to evaluate the underlying tissue structure. B. the act of listening to body sounds. C. used to determine hypersensitivity of teeth. D. performed using the fingers and/or hands. 10. Laboratory tests to help reach a definitive diagnosis include all of the following EXCEPT: A.

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