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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Oral Medicine and Radiology MCQ 13

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Which one of the following is false regarding recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU’s)?

a. The most common oral manifestation of Crohn’s disease is RAU’s.

b. Recurrent aphthous ulcerations (RAU’s) are caused by the Coxsackie virus.

c. The three disease entities of RAU’s are minor, major and herpetic.

d. Diagnosis is based upon clinical and histologic examination.

e. Major (recurrent) aphthous ulcerations are larger than 1.0 cm, minor ulcerations are smaller
then 1.0 cm.



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