Study Guide for dental students and dentists

This is a comprehensive study guide for dental students and dentists. On this site you will Histology of the Human Eye for UCLA Dental Students. In addition there is a comprehensive study guide for the Systemic Pathology.

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Saturday, September 24, 2005

Respiratory Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchiole Types, Pulmonary lobule, Collateral Ventilation, Emphysema, and Lung Disease

  • 1. What is COPD, and what is it characterized by?

  • 2. Provide a description of bronchi, and differentiate them from the bronchioles.

  • 3. What are the types of bronchioles?

  • 4. What is the acinus?

  • 5. What is the pulmonary lobule?

  • 6. Describe collateral ventilation.

  • 7. What defines emphysema? Describe its pathology.

  • 8. Compare centrilobular and panlobular emphysema.

  • 9. List and describe the major pathologic changes that occur in COPD.

  • 10. What are some clinical syndromes of COPD? How are they clinically defined?

  • 12. What are some causes of airflow limitation?

  • 13. What is the proteolytic enzyme hypothesis?

  • 14. What are some ways in which lung cancer is related to smoking?

  • 15. Define squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, small cell undifferentiated carcinoma, large cell undifferentiated carcinoma, bronchial adenoma, and mesothelioma.

  • 16. Which of the types of lung cancer are least likely to present as central masses?

  • 17. List the five ‘paraneoplastic’ syndromes.

  • 18. What are the tests used to diagnose a lung tumor?

  • 19. What are possible treatments, and when should each be used?

  • 20. What are the determinants of prognosis in lung cancer?

  • 21. Which type of lung cancer has the best overall prognosis? Worst?


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