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Monday, June 30, 2008

Periodontics MCQ 05

Monday, June 30, 2008

Page and Schroeder described several phases in the pathogenesis of periodontology; which one the statements is true?

  1. The initial lesion is described as a classic chronic exudative vasculitis.

  2. Within 4 to 10 days, the early lesion develops. It is characterized by a dense infiltrate of PMNs, pathologic alteration of fibroblasts, and an increase of the connective tissue substance

  3. The established lesion develops within 2 to 3 months and is distinguished by a predominance of plasma cells and early horizontal bone loss.

  4. In the advanced lesion, plasma cells continue to predominate although loss of the alveolar bone and periodontal ligament, and disruption of the tissue architecture with fibrosis are also important characteristics.

  1. 1 is correct

  2. 2 is correct

  3. 3 is correct

  4. 4 is correct

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