Key Features

  • Clearly describes and illustrates 76 oral conditions under standardized headings of clinical features, incidence, aetiology, diagnosis and management.
  • Gives therapeutic protocols with associated flowcharts to correspond with the trend towards protocol-driven treatment.
  • Includes diagnostic flowcharts for major symptoms such as ulcers and red lesions, placed beside clinical photos to guide the reader systematically through the diagnostic process.
  • Provides step-by-step instructions on how to carry out biopsies and toluidine blue staining.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Diagnosis. Differential diagnosis by site. Differential diagnosis by signs and symptoms. Diagnostic flowcharts.
Part 2: Clinical features. Pathology.
Part 3: Therapy. Guide to the main drugs used in the treatment of oral mucosal diseases. Main drug side effects of oral and perioral localisation. Therapeutic protocols.
Part4: Biopsies and vital stains. How to perform a biopsy of the oral mucosa. How to perform a toluidine blue staining.


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Churchill Livingstone
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