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.
Oral pathology conference (slide review and journal club) x 2 hrs, seminars x 1 hr, diagnostic oral pathology x 1 hr (per week)
1x 2hr written examination (50%), viva voce (50%)
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
(DENT6010 and DENT5203 and DENT5204 and DENT5205) or DENT6127Co-requisites
DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5208