NEET SS questions 101-110

Q101) All are precancerous for oral cancers except?
a. Erythroplakia.
b. Speckled erythroplakia.
c. Discoid lupus
d. Chronic hypeplastic  candidiasis

Answer 101


Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common tumor of the oral cavity. Majority of the oral cancers are due to tobacco and alcohol and not associated with premalignant conditions.

Conditions associated with oral cancers include

Conditions associated with malignant
High-risk lesions
Erythroplakia (Irregular bright red plaque in oral cavity)
Speckled erythroplakia (Highest rate, It is leukoplakia arising on erythematous base)
Chronic hyperplastic candidiasis (leukoplakia around the commisuures of mouth)
Medium-risk lesions
Oral submucous fibrosis
Syphilitic glossitis
Sideropenic dysphagia (Paterson–Kelly syndrome)
Low-risk/equivocal-risk lesions
Oral lichen planus
Discoid lupus erythematosus
Discoid keratosis congenita

(DLE) Discoid lupus erythematosus  is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation and scarring favoring the face, ears, and scalp and at times on other body areas.

Ref: Bailey 26th page 708

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