Pathology Quiz #23: Oncogenic Infections

1. A 35-year-old woman presents to her physician with a palpable mass in her neck. Biopsy of the mass reveals a lymphoma. Further testing is positive for DNA sequences specific to a known virus. Which of the following viruses is most likely responsible for this patient's condition? 

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2. A 50-year-old man with a history of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is diagnosed with liver cancer. Which of the following best explains the oncogenic mechanism of HCV? 

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3. A 28-year-old female presents with multiple genital lesions. An image of these lesions is shown below. Biopsy of one of the lesions reveals squamous cell carcinoma in situ. Which of the following viruses is most likely associated with the development of this patient's carcinoma? 

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4. A 65-year-old man with a history of smoking and alcohol use is diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Epidemiological studies have shown a strong association between nasopharyngeal carcinoma and infection with which of the following viruses? 

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