Pocketbook of Oral Disease

1st Edition


  • Crispian Scully
  • José Vicente Bagán Sebastián
  • Marco Carrozzo
  • Catherine Flaitz
  • Sergio Gandolfo
  • Key Features

    • Written by high profile experts in the field
    • Concise, double page spread permits rapid review of essential information
    • Includes a wide range of colour clinical photographs, radiological images, and artwork schematics
    • Contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-memoirs
    • Algorithms help readers think through the challenge of diagnosis and organise information correctly
    • Glossary and alphabetically ordered syndromes further allow rapid access to key information

    Table of Contents

    1 Introduction, anatomical features and developmental anomalies

    2 Differential diagnosis by signs and symptoms


    Burning mouth

    Desquamative gingivitis

    Dry mouth (xerostomia)

    Halitosis (oral malodour)

    Mucosal blisters

    Mucosal brown and black lesions

    Mucosal erosions

    Mucosal fissures or cracks

    Mucosal purpura

    Mucosal red lesions

    Mucosal ulceration or soreness

    Mucosal white lesions

    Palsy (orofacial)

    Pain (orofacial)

    Sensory changes (orofacial)

    Sialorrhoea and drooling

    Swellings in the lips or face

    Swellings in the mouth

    Swellings in the neck

    Swellings of the jaws

    Swelling of the salivary glands

    Taste disturbance

    Tongue: furred

    Tongue: smooth (glossitis)

    Tongue swelling

    Tooth abrasion

    Tooth attrition

    Tooth discolouration

    Tooth erosion

    Tooth hypoplasia

    Tooth mobility or premature loss

    Tooth number anomalies

    Tooth shape anomalies


    3 Differential diagnosis by site

    Cervical node disorders

    Salivary gland disorders

    Lip lesions

    Intraoral lesions

    Tongue lesions

    Palatal lesions

    Gingival lesions

    Jaw and musculoskeletal conditions

    Neurological and pain disorders

    Teeth specific disorders

    4 Iatrogenic conditions

    5 Immune defects and malignancies

    6 Diagnosis

    7 Investigations

    8 Management protocols for patients with oral diseases in primary care settings



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    Churchill Livingstone
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