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CASE REPORTS OF ORAL MUCOSA DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

1. A report of a case is usually composed of:


Introduction presenting a disease or condition in general;
Case report giving details of a particular case, most often strange or unusual, encountered by the authors;
Discussion author's comments and conclusions, comparing present findings with those described in
literature.
Referring to the case reports (CR) that you have discussed, put these content elements in the correct
order:
1. physical examination
2. patient's details
3. treatment
4. presenting signs or major complaint
5. diagnostic tests/ laboratory investigations
6. results of treatment/ follow-up
7. diagnosis
8. medical history
2. Which of the CR sections do these sentences come from?
1) Endodontic treatment was carried out on teeth 13 and 11.
2) A 55-year-old female
3) We removed dental calculus.
4) Poor oral hygiene was evident.
5) Medical history showed she had had atopic eczema since childhood.
6) A vast destruction of the upper teeth was obvious at first sight.
7) complained of bleeding...
8) admitted to smoking heavily
9) abrasion was noticed
10) in the mandible tooth 46 was missing
11) these teeth were extracted
12) teeth 15, 16 were vital
13) A temporary bridge was made.
14) X-ray showed periapical lesions.
15) The patient did not show up for the follow-up.
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3. Match the type of disease with a definition:


malignant * viral * fatal * acute * acquired * benign * chronic * fungal * congenital * contagious *
familial * iatrogenic * incurable * occupational * recurrent * multi-factorial * non-communicable
1) for which there is no treatment
2) able to metastasize and kill the host
3) caused by a doctor
4) long-lasting
5) inborn
6) running in a family
7) opposite to contagious
8) spreading easily from person to person
9) caused by a virus
10) appearing as a side effect of performing one's job
11) of a short and relatively severe course
12) leading to death
13) in which a fungus is the causative agent
14) developing repeatedly in the same host
15) non-metastasizing (e.g. tumour)
16) opposite to congenital
17) due to various factors
4. Complete the sentences with the following words:
occur * recurrence * recur * occurrence * recurrent
1) Recurrent aphthae can __________________ both in children and adults.
2) This is the third time I visit my GP this month as I search help for my __________________ headaches.
3) After the treatment was discontinued the patient was followed up for 1 month without
__________________ of lesions.
4) We report a case of a rare __________________ of painless herpetic change on the labial mucosa in a
diabetic patient.
5) Despite chemotherapy malignant changes __________________ after 6 months.

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