Clinical Quiz

In recent years there has been increasing evidence to support a role for human papilloma virus (HPV) in oropharyngeal cancer.

1. Name two other forms of cancer that are caused by HPV.

2. Which two types of HPV are associated with oropharyngeal cancer?
 
3. In the UK, a HPV vaccination programme has been introduced for which population group? Boys only, girls only or boys and girls?
 
4. In Australia, a HPV vaccination programme has been introduced for which population group? Boys only, girls only or boys and girls?

 

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ANSWERS TO CLINICAL QUIZ MAY 2016  

Q1. What is your diagnosis?
 
A1. Localised gingival recession

Q2. What is the primary aetiological factor in a case like this?

A2. Bone dehiscence.

Q3. How do we classify these defects and what type of defect is this?

A3. Miller Classification: this is a Miller class II defect.

Q4. What are her basic treatment options?

A4. 1.Do nothing and monitor; 2.Correct any dysfunctional habits; 3.Soft tissue graft to correct the defect.

 

 


 

 

 




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