The oral pathology component continues to build on the foundations previously established with in depth investigation of biological and genetic factors underpinning the different disease entities. The course further extends exposure to the specialised disciplines of cytopathology and immunopathology and their clinical applications. Weekly departmental review of the relevant 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)
oral presentations (20%), 1x1hr practical exam (40%), viva voce (40%)
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd Ed, BW Neville, DD Damm. CA Allen. JE Bouquot. Lucas's Pathology of Tumours of the Oral Tissues, RA Cawson, WH Binnie, PM Speight, AW Barrett, JM Wright Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations, JA Regezi, JJ Sciubba, RCK Jordan
(DENT6012 and DENT5209 and DENT5210 and DENT5211) or DENT6129Co-requisites
DENT6013 and DENT5212 and DENT5214