Cawson

Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine

This is a new edition of a classic textbook of oral pathology and oral medicine for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dentistry exams. Illustrated in colour throughout, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to the pathology of oral disease, its clinical manifestations and the principles of management. A final section deals with the medically compromised patient.

Paperback, 472 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10125-0

Contents

  • 1. Principles of investigation and diagnosis

    SECTION ONE: HARD TISSUE PATHOLOGY
    2. Disorders of development of teeth and related tissues
    3. Dental caries
    4. Pulpitis, apical periodontitis, resorption, hypercementosis
    5. Gingivitis and periodonitis
    6. Major infections of the mouth, jaws and perioral tissues
    7. Cysts of the jaws
    8. Odontogenic tumours and tumour-like lesions of the jaws
    9. Non-odontogenic tumours of the jaws
    10. Genetic, metabolic and other non-neoplastic bone diseases
    11. Disorders of the temporomandibular joints and periarticular tissues
    Self-assessment questions and learning guides

    SECTION TWO: SOFT TISSUE DISEASE
    12. Diseases of the oral mucosa: introduction and mucosal infections
    13. Diseases of the oral mucosa: non-infective stomatitis
    14. Tongue disorders
    15. Benign chronic white mucosal lesions
    16. Oral premalignancy
    17. Oral cancer
    18. Neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of salivary glands
    19. Common benign mucosal swellings
    20. Soft-tissue (mesenchymal) neoplasms
    21. Melanoma and other pigmented lesions
    Self-assessment quesions and learning guides

    SECTION THREE: THE MEDICALLY COMPROMISED PATIENT
    22. Anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomas
    23. Haemorrhagic diseases
    24. Immunodeficiencies and HIV disease
    25. Allergy and autoimmune disease
    26. Cervical lymphadenopathy
    27. Cardiovascular disease
    28. Respiratory tract disease
    29. Gastrointestinal and liver disease
    30. Nutritional deficiencies
    31. Endocrine disorders and pregnancy
    32. Renal disease
    33. Intellectual and physical disability and psychiatric disorders
    34. Pain, anxiety, neurological and psychogenic disorders
    35. Complications of systemic drug treatment
    36. Emergencies in dental practice
    Self-assessment questions and learning guides

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