MCQs on Diseases of Salivary Glands - Oral Pathology Part 2


# The most common complication of mumps is :
A. Myocarditis
B. Orchitis
C. Uveitis
D. Conjunctivitis

# Adenoid cystic carcinoma is also known as :
A. Cylindroma
B. Pindborg tumor
C. Warthin's tumor
D. Pleomorphic adenoma

# Sialolith in the excretory duct will result in:
A. Chronic sialadenitis
B. Mucous retention cyst
C. Pleomorphic adenoma
D. Rupture of the cyst

# Parotid fatty change is a sign of :
A. Aging
B. Alcoholism
C. Malnutrition
D. None of the above

# Which tumor does not occur in minor salivary gland ?
A. Pleomorphic adenoma
B. Adenocarcinoma
C. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma
D. Warthin's tumor

# Leafless fruit laden tree or cherry-blossom appearance on a sialogram indicates :
A. Mucoepidermoid cell carcinoma
B. Acinar cell carcinoma
C. Sjogren's syndrome
D. Pleomorphic adenoma

# Sjogren's syndrome includes all except :
A. Xerostomia
B. Keratoconjunctivitis
C. Arthritis
D. Lymphoma

# Tender submandibular swelling is mostly due to:
A. Ludwig's angina
B. Stone or Sialolithiasis
C. Enlarged lymph nodes
D. All of the above

# Dilation of the salivary duct secondary to epithelial atrophy as a result of repeated inflammatory or infectious process is :
A. Sialodochitis
B. Sialadenitis
C. Sialolithiasis
D. Mucocele

# Saliva is increased by:
A. Cholinergic drugs
B. Anticholinergic drugs
C. Adrenergic drugs
D. None of the above


# The recurrence of pleomorphic adenoma is attributed to:
A. Presence of an incomplete capsule
B. Mixed origin
C. Absence of capsule
D. Perineural spread

# Xerostomia, enlargement of salivary and lacrimal glands is seen in:
A. Sicca syndrome
B. Sjogren's syndrome
C. Mickulicz's disease
D. None of the above

# Salivary gland aplasia is seen in:
A. Hemifacial microstomia
B. LADD syndrome
C. Mandibulo-facial dysostosis (Treacher Collins)
D. All of the above

# Acinic cell carcinomas of the salivary gland arise most often in the:
A. Parotid salivary gland
B. Minor salivary glands
C. Submandibular salivary glands
D. Sublingual salivary glands

# All of the following is the extraglandular manifestation of primary Sjogren's syndrome except:
A. Raynaud's phenomenon
B. Arthritis
C. Lymphoma
D. Thrombocytopenia

# Mixed tumors of the salivary glands are:
A. Most common in submandibular gland
B. Usually malignant
C. Most common in the parotid gland
D. Associated with calculi

# "Xerostomia" is seen in all of the following except :
A. Anticholinergic drugs
B. Dehydration
C. Sjogren's syndrome
D. Oral sepsis

# Cribriform, honeycomb or swiss cheese histology pattern is seen in:
A. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
B. Pleomorphic adenoma
C. Acinic cell carcinoma
D. Clear cell carcinoma

# Commonest salivary gland tumor in children :
A. Lymphoma
B. Pleomorphic adenoma
C. Adenoid cystic carcinoma
D. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

# Adenolymphoma refers to:
A. Adenocarcinoma
B. Adenocystic lymphoma
C. Warthin's tumor
D. Pleomorphic adenoma

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