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  1. Desquamative gingivitis may be present in various areas of the mouth and also may have varying appearances.  However, they are commonly found _______________.
  1. All of the following may be associated with desquamative gingivitis EXCEPT _______________.
  1. Baylor College of Dentistry data indicates that over 90% of desquamative gingivitis could be categorized into one of four conditions _______________.
  1. Desquamative gingivitis was originally believed in 1932 to be _______________.
  1. A key feature in desquamative gingivitis is _______________.
  1. Biopsy specimens are difficult to obtain because of _______________.
  1. In a survey by the International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation, a clinical diagnosis of oral lesions occurred after ______ months of time.
  1. The consolidation phase, cited by Brystyn and Scuibba, consists of _______________.
  1. Which of the following is most likely to exhibit oral lesions, cutaneous lesions and ocular involvement?
  1. Negative immunofluorescence findings should be anticipated in biopsies of _______________.
  1. When taking a biopsy specimen, the clinician should select tissue that is _______________.
  1. An important point to remember when taking a biopsy is _______________.
  1. A biopsy technique that works well in cases involving desquamative gingivitis by retention of intact epithelium is _______________.
  1. The special medium that is used to transport a DIF tissue specimen is named _______________.
  1. The use of fluorescence devices are sometimes indicated for desquamative gingivitis. The results may be skewed because _______________.
  1. Patients who have desquamative gingivitis have in the past been told that _______________.
  1. The age range of individuals most often affected by oral lichen planus is _______________.
  1. Direct Immunofluorescence may support the diagnosis of oral lichen planus because _______________.
  1. Oral lichen planus desquamative gingivitis is usually treated with a _______________ corticosteroid.
  1. Clobetasol 0.05% (cream) is considered a low dose topical corticosteroid and is recommended because the formulation is superior to the gel form.
  1. Dental hygiene patients with oral lichen planus often adhere to the following protocol _______________.
  1. Often the only clinical feature that is noted in mucous membrane pemphigoid may be _______________.
  1. A histological term that is used in the diagnosis of pemphigus vulgaris is _______________.
  1. Delayed oral hypersensitivity reactions are classified as _______________.
  1. The most frequent cause of oral hypersensitivity reaction is _______________.