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Oral Pathology 1 - DENT5204

Year - 2018

The course covers a review of relevant aspects of oral biology including bone, mucosa, salivary glands and tooth development. Oral pathology is introduced by investigating the clinico-pathological features of soft and hard tissue pathoses including inflammatory and repair processes, hamartomas, mucosal and salivary gland diseases, fibro-osseous lesions, benign and malignant non-odontogenic and odontogenic neoplasms, 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.

Classes
Oral pathology conference (slide review and journal club) x 2 hrs, seminars x 1 hr, diagnostic histology/pathology x 1 hr (per week)

Assessment
1x2hr written exam (50%), viva voce (50%)

Textbooks
Oral Anatomy, Embryology and Histology, 3rd ed, Berkowitz BKB, Holland GR and Moxham BJ. 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

Pre-requisites

DENT6000 and [(DENT5201 and DENT6210 and DENT6211) or (DENT5200 and DENT5201 and DENT5202)]

Co-requisites

DENT6010 and [(DENT6212 and DENT6213) or (DENT5203 and DENT5205)]

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Hedley Coleman
HECS Band: 3
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