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The two hands are used at the same time to examine corresponding structures on opposite sides of the body.
A bulla is a large> 1 cmm. It is filled with fluid, usually mucin or serum, but may contain blood.
2 cm or greater in width, raised hard lesion. In this context, tumor means a general swelling or enlargement.
A slightly raised lesion with a broad, flat top. Usually larger than 5 mm in diameter, with a pasted on appearance.
Below the level of the skin or mucosa. may be raised or flat border around the depression. Depth is described as superficial or deep.
An outer layer, covering, or scab that may have formed from coagulation or drying of blood, serum, pus, or combination.
Material composed of serum, fibrin, and white blood cells that escapes from blood vessels into an area of inflammation
A loose membranous layer of exudate containing organisms, precipitated fibrin, necrotic cells, and inflammatory cells produced during an inflammatory reaction on the surface of a tissue.
Marked with points or dots differentiated from the surrounding surface bu color, elevation, or texture.
What are the most common oral sites for cancer?
Floor of the mouth, lateral parts of the tongue, lower lip, and soft palate complex.
What are the five basic forms of oral cancer?
White lesions, red areas, ulcers, masses, and pigmentation.
Name the nodes palpated for an extraoral exam.
Pre- and post auricular, occipital, submental, submandibular, cervical chain, supraclavicular.
What is a white patch or plaque that cannot be scraped off or characterized as any other disease called?
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