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Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology,9781416034353
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Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781416034353

ISBN10:
1416034358
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/1/2008
Publisher(s):
SAUNDERS W B CO

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Summary

Be prepared to diagnose and manage any condition you encounter in your practice! This bestselling reference gives you direct access to a complete range of full-color clinical images and patient radiographs that illustrate the differentiating characteristics of lesions in the oral and maxillofacial region. Significantly revised and updated content throughout this edition brings you the latest information on the etiology, clinical features, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis of each disease entity, as well as cutting-edge topics such as bisphosphonate osteonecrosis, the oral complications associated with methamphetamine abuse, solitary fibrous tumors, gene mutation, and plasminogen deficiency. Over 1,300 clinical photos and radiographs, most in full color, facilitate identification and classification of lesions. Current concepts of pathogenesis and disease management help you understand the diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial structures, formulate an accurate diagnosis, and institute proper treatment. Each chapter is logically organized by body system or disease group, enabling you to easily identify a specific condition. A comprehensive appendix of differential diagnosis among oral and maxillofacial disease processes helps you rule out invalid diagnoses. The bibliography divided by topic presented at the end of each chapter enables you to pursue supplemental literature. Highly accomplished authors and contributors with a broad range of clinical and classroom teaching experience provide well-balanced coverage of the entire subject. Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow immediate access to specific topics. Over 200 new illustrations have been added to this popular, visual reference. A new section on bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis thoroughly explores and illustrates this recently identified complication resulting from medications used to prevent bone loss in patients with multiple myeloma, metastatic tumors, and osteoporosis. A new section about the oral complications of methamphetamine abuse details characteristic oral manifestations such as "meth mouth caries" and factitial injuries. Expanded coverage of oral piercings, intraoral tattoos, and other body modifications includes unusual entities such as tongue splitting and charm needles. A new section on transient lingual papillitis sheds light on this common cause of transitory tongue irritation. A new section on solitary fibrous tumors familiarizes you with this popular designation for certain benign fibrous neoplasms. A new section on hypoplasminogenemia (ligneous conjunctivitis), or plasminogen deficiency, includes images from a patient case that illustrate the characteristic gingival lesions associated with this rare but fascinating systemic condition. A new section on hereditary mucoepithelial dysplasia describes the characteristic oral manifestations that can lead you to accurately diagnose this condition, potentially preventing a woman with this disorder from having cytologically unusual cells misdiagnosed as carcinoma on her cervical PAP smears. A new section discusses the clinical and microscopic features of chronic ulcerative stomatitis, an immune-mediated condition of the oral mucosa that presents with erosive lesions and is often mistaken for lichen planus. The chapter on Forensic Dentistry has been thoroughly revised and updated by leading forensic odontology author, Dr. Edward Herschaft, to include the latest information on this fascinating topic. Several chapters have been updated to include the most current knowledge of specific gene mutations associated with hereditary oral disorders.

Table of Contents

Developmental Defects of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region
Abnormalities of Teeth
Pulpal and Periapical Disease
Periodontal Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Fungal and Protozoal Diseases
Viral Infections
Physical and Chemical Injuries
Allergies and Immunologic Diseases
Epithelial Pathology
Salivary Gland Pathology
Soft Tissue Tumors
Hematologic Disorders
Bone Pathology
Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors
Dermatologic Diseases
Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
Facial Pain and Neuromuscular Diseases
Forensic Dentistry
Appendix: Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases
Mucosal and Soft Tissue Pathology: Color Changes
Mucosal and Soft Tissue Pathology: Surface Alterations
Mucosal and Soft Tissue Pathology: Masses or Enlargements
Radiographic Pathology
Pathology of Teeth
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