Oral Pathology 2A (DENT5207)

UNIT OF STUDY

The course of study covers a broad spectrum of general histopathology with introduction to the specialised disciplines of cytopathology and immunopathology and their clinical applications.
The oral pathology component is expanded continuing to examine in more detail the clinicopathological features of soft and hard tissue pathoses including inflammatory and repair processes, hamartomas, mucosal and salivary gland diseases, fibro-osseous conditions, benign and malignant non-odontogenic and odontogenic neoplasms, and cysts of the jaws and soft tissues of the head and neck. Weekly departmental review of the current histopathology cases, particularly biopsies of patients undertaken or seen in the Oral Medicine clinics, or Head and Neck oncology clinics.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

oral pathology conference (slide review and journal club) x 2 hrs,
seminars x 1 hr, diagnostic oral pathology x 1 hr (per week)

Assessment

1x 2hr written examination (50%), viva voce (50%)

Textbooks

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd ed, BW Neville, DD Damm. CA Allen. JE Bouquot.
Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations, JA Regezi, JJ Sciubba, RCK Jordan
Pathologic Basis of Disease, 7th ed, Kumar V, Abbas AK, Fausto N

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(DENT6010 and DENT5203 and DENT5204 and DENT5205) or DENT6127

Corequisites

DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5208

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.