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Quiz 8 :

Salivary Gland Diseases

Quiz 8 :

Salivary Gland Diseases

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An asymptomatic fluctuant mass in the floor of the mouth of a 25-year-old man was biopsied. Microscopically, it was a dilated duct containing mucin. This is a _____ cyst.
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A biopsy of the lower lip salivary glands showed replacement of parenchymal tissue by lymphocytes. The patient also had xerostomia and keratoconjunctivitis sicca. These findings suggest which of the following?
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Which of the following salivary conditions occurs because of traumatic or surgical cutting of the excretory duct of a salivary gland?
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A biopsy of the minor salivary gland of the lower lip was taken to evaluate for the salivary component of Sjögren's syndrome. The tissue showed a diffuse lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltrate in the gland parenchyma, extensive scarring of the gland with acinar atrophy, and ductal dilatation. This is most suggestive of which of the following?
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A 16-year-old patient complained of a 1 1 cm nontender mass in his upper lip. The lesion was nonulcerated and was composed of a dilated duct containing a sialolith. This would be which of the following?
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A patient presents with a chronic palatal ulcer. On biopsy there is evidence of salivary gland infarction and squamous metaplasia of salivary ducts. This is:
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Biopsy of minor salivary gland of the lip shows a lymphocytic infiltrate that has replaced salivary gland parenchyma without evidence of scar. The patient is 58 years old and has dry eyes and rheumatoid arthritis. She very likely has which of the following?
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Minor salivary gland malignancies are most commonly seen in which of the following sites?
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A patient presents with a lump in the palate that is covered by normal epithelium. Microscopy shows that the mass is an infiltrative neoplasm composed of glandular epithelium. Tumor nests have a cribriform pattern and can be seen surrounding nerve. This describes which of the following?
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A 15-year-old patient had a biopsy of a lower lip mass that was diagnosed as mucous extravasation phenomenon. This was probably related to which of the following?
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A 24-year-old patient presents with a persistent firm asymptomatic submucosal mass (1 1 cm) in her lower lip. The mass fluctuates in size and occasionally drains a cloudy, sticky fluid. This would most likely be which of the following?
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Mucosal neuroma, pheochromocytoma, and medullary carcinoma of the thyroid constitute which of the following syndromes?
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A 33-year-old patient presents with an asymptomatic swelling of her right submandibular space. Which of the following should be considered in a clinical differential diagnosis?
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Although mucous extravasation phenomenon can potentially occur where salivary glands are present, it is most commonly seen in which of the following intraoral sites?
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Cells with bright pink cytoplasm that contain abundant mitochondria that are seen in aging salivary glands and in some salivary gland tumors are known as:
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Mixed tumors of minor salivary glands present as asymptomatic lumps most commonly in which of the following locations?
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The cell that replaces salivary and lacrimal gland parenchyma, resulting in dryness seen in association with Sjögren's syndrome, is the:
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The 5-year survival rate of one of the following salivary gland tumors is fair, but at 15 years it is very poor. Which of the following exhibits this slow, but unrelenting behavior?
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Which of the following benign lesions is known to have potential to undergo malignant transformation?
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A 45-year-old woman developed soft bilateral swelling of her parotids. Her salivary flow was reduced and she had keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes). She also recently developed painful joints. She should be evaluated for:
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