Oral Pathology MCQs - Viral Infections

# The feature that distinguishes Herpes Zoster from other Vesiculobullous eruptions is :
A. Unilateral occurence
B. Severe burning pain
C. Prominent crusting vesicles
D. Subepidermal bullous formation

# A 3 year old child has a fever of 102 degrees F ; and following upper respiratory tract infection discrete vesicles and ulcers on the soft palate and pharynx are noted. The most probable diagnosis is :
A. Herpangina
B. Scarlet fever
D. Herpetic gingivostomatitis

# Intra nuclear inclusions detected during the course of Herpes simplex virus infection are called:
A. Bacteriophages
B. Lipschutz bodies
C. Negri bodies
D. Donovan bodies

# Coxsackie virus causes:
A. Infectious mononucleosis
B. Lymphoma
C. Herpangina
D. Herpes

# Koplik spots :
A. first manifestation of measles
B. rarely seen in measles
C. are seen 2-3 days after cutaneous rashes
D. is first manifestation but seldom seen

# Recurrent ulcers occuring on gingiva and palate are most probably:
A. Aphthous ulcers
B. Herpes simplex
C. Koplik spots
D. Lesions of Behcet's syndrome

# Which of the following is associated with HIV infection ?
A. Hairy Leukoplakia
B. Erythroplakia
C. Oral Lichen Planus
D. Bullous Pemphigoid

# Primary herpetic lesions involving the gingiva are most likely to occur during ages:
A. 1-5 years
B. 6-12 years
C. 13-16 years
D. They are likely to occur at any ages

# Inflammation of the dorsal root ganglion and vesicular eruption of the skin and mucous membrane in area supplied by a sensory nerve that is affected is characteristic of :
A. Herpes Zoster
B. Herpes Simplex
C. Uveoparotid fever
D. Aphthous stomatitis

# Mumps is caused by :
A. Orthomyxo virus
B. Paramyxo virus
C. Rheno virus
D. EB virus

# The reason why most patients suffering from recurrent Herpes labialis rarely give a history of having acute form of the Herpetic gingivostomatitis is because:
A. Etiological agents differ
B. The acute form occurs only in severely immunocompromised individuals
C. The primary infection was subclinical
D. The patient has received antibodies during intrauterine life and the antibodies have persisted

# In Herpes, primary lesion is:
A. Ulcer
B. Papule
C. vesicle
D. Bullae

# Which of the following medications shortens the recovery period of primary herpetic gingivostomatitis?
A. Acyclovir
B. Zidovudine
C. Kenalog in Orabase
D. All of the above

# The cranial nerve involved in Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is :
A. Trigeminal
B. Facial
C. Glossopharyngeal
D. Occulomotor

# All about Herpangina are false EXCEPT:
A. May lead to high grade fever
B. May cause dysphagia
C. May lead to vesicles formation in anterior part of mouth around 20-30 in number
D. Anterior portion of mouthhave only minor vesicles

# Herpetiformis vesicles, which rupture and leave areas of superficial intraoral ulcers are caused by:
A. Varicella Zoster Virus
B. Herpes Zoster Virus
C. Coxsackie Virus
D. None of the above