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Chapter 17 Oral Pathology

Amy Applegate

1. _____ historical diagnosis ss. hereditary abnormality characterized by defects in the formation of enamel
2. _____ clinical diagnosis r. the top of the tongue appears to have deep grooves that become irritated if food debris collects in them
3. _____ radiographic diagnosis x. abnormally large jaws
4. _____ microscopic diagnosis v. a latent herpes virus,also known as shingles
5. _____ laboratory diagnosis oo. abnormal growth of bone in a specific area
6. _____ therapeutic diagnosis l. benign, chronic disease that affects the skin and oral mucosa
7. _____ surgical diagnosis ll. to spread disease from one part of the body to another
8. _____ differential diagnosis jj. granular tumor or growth
9. _____ acute inflammation nn. study of disease
10. _____ chronic inflammation g. diagnosis is made on the basis of findings from a surgical procedure
11. _____leukoplakia c. provides information about periapical pathology using x-rays
12. _____ lichen planus ee. removal of tissue from living patients for diagnostic examination
13. _____ candidiasis cc. also known as tongue-tie, results in a short lingual frenum that extends to the apex of the tongue
14. _____ aphthous ulcer tt. incomplete calcification or hardening of the enamel
15. _____ cellulitis bb. an oral habit that is characterized by involuntary gnashing, grinding, and clenching of the teeth
16. _____ leukemia z. abnormal wearing away of tooth structure
17. _____ geographic tongue h. when two or more possible causes of a condition are indentified, the dentist will determine which tests or procedures should be done to rule out the incorrect cause and make a final diagnosis
18. _____ fissured tongue mm. potent central nervous system stimulant
19. _____hairy leukoplakia ff. malignant tumor in epithelial tissue
20. _____ Kaposi's sarcoma rr. "a tooth within a tooth"
21. _____ herpes simplex u. lesions that usually occur on the lip
22. _____ herpes zoster b. based on the clinical appearance of the lesion, including the color, size, shape, and location
23. _____ human papillomavirus y. abnormally small jaws
24. _____ macrognathia ii. small, pinpoint red spot on te skin or mucous membrane
25. _____ micrognathia aa. the normal wearing away of tooth structure during chewing
26. _____ abrasion n. also known as "canker sores"
27. _____ attrition j. occurs when injury or irritation to the tissue continues
28. _____ bruxism m. superficial infection caused by a yeastlike fungus
29. _____ ankyloglossia hh. technical term for bruising
30. _____ abscess qq. congenital absence of teeth
31. _____ biopsy f. diagnosis is made by providing a treatment and seeing how the condition responds
32. _____ carcinoma p. a progressive disease in which the bone marrow produces an increased number of immature or abnormal white cells
33. _____cyst e. can provide information that leads to a diagnosis by using blood chemistries, urinalysis, and other lab tests
34. _____ ecchymosis q. the surface of the tongue loses areas of the filiform papillae in irregularly shaped patterns the resemble a map
35. _____ petechiae s. a white plaque that is usually found on one side or sometimes both sides on the lateral borders of the tongue
36. _____ granuloma k. formation of white spots or patches on the oral mucosa
37. _____ lymphoma kk. malignant disorder of the lymphoid tissue
38. _____ metastasize dd. localized area of pus originating from an infection
39. _____ methamphetamine t. lesions may appear as multiple bluish, blackish, or reddish blotches
40. _____ pathology pp. dryness of the mouth caused by a reduction in saliva
41. _____ tori uu. a shallow injury of the soft tissue caused by mechanical trauma
42. _____ xerostomia o. inflammation of cellular or connective tissue
43. _____ anodontia gg. closed cell or pouch with a definite wall
44. _____ dens in dente w. warts that appear spiky, common finding in patients with early HIV infection
45. _____ amelogenesis imperfecta i. occurs if injury to the tissue is minimal and short-lasting and the tissue begins to repair quickly
46. _____ hypocalcification d. used to make a definitive or final diagnosis
47. _____ erosion a. personal history, family history, medical and dental histories, and history of the lesion

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