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Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Can you identify that specific lesion in your patients mouth?

Learn the terminology and histology of what you are seeing for a more informed diagnosis..what's normal? What's a variant? 

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

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Last Reviewed: January 17, 2017

Expiration: January 17, 2020

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

About the Authors

Olga A.C. Ibsen is an Adjunct Professor at New York University College of Dentistry, in the Department of Oral andMaxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine and at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Sheteaches Oral Pathology and also provides CE courses at Regional Meetings, Conventions, Dental and Dental HygieneSchools, Study Clubs and Constitu ents throughout the country. She has made significant contributions to the DentalHygiene Profession as an educator, clinician, author and editor. She has been a member of the faculty at ColumbiaUniversity, The State University of New York, and The University of New Haven. Additionally, she has been a part ofthe clinical practice of Dental Hygiene for over thirty years. She has co-authored the text "Oral Pathology for the DentalHygienist" published by WB Saunders.

     

Dr. Phelan received her D.D.S. degree from the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York atStony Brook in 1977. She completed a residency in oral pathology and training in general pathology at Catholic MedicalCenter of Brooklyn and Queens and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Herresearch is in the area of oral manifestations of HIV infection. She is co-author of the textbook, Oral Pathology for theDental Hygienist - 4th Edition, 2004, W.B. Saunders] and has authored or co-authored numerous publications in thearea of oral pathology and oral manifestations of HIV infection. Her research is in the area of oral manifestations of HIVinfection.

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Course Objectives

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

1. List and define the eight diagnostic categories that contribute to the diagnostic process.

2. Define "variant of normal" and give three examples of these lesions involving the tongue.

3. Describe the clinical and histologic differences between leukoedema and linea alba.

4 .Discuss the two risk types of human papillomavirus.

5. List and describe the clinical characteristics and identify a clinical picture of median rhomboid glossitis, geographic tongue, ectopic geographic tongue, fissured tongue, and hairy tongue.

Oral Pathology: Diagnosis of Oral Lesions

Table of Contents

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

The Diagnostic Process ............................................ 7

Making A Diagnosis .................................................. 7

Clinical Diagnosis ...................................................... 7

Historical Diagnosis .................................................. 13

Laboratory Diagnosis ................................................ 17

Microscopic Diagnosis .............................................. 17

Surgical Diagnosis ..................................................... 19

Therapeutic Diagnosis ............................................... 20

Differential Diagnosis ................................................ 20

Fordyce Granules ....................................................... 21

Torus Palatinus .......................................................... 22

Mandibular Tori ......................................................... 22

Melanin Pigmentation ................................................ 23

Retrocuspid Papilla .................................................... 23

Lingual Varicosities ................................................... 23

Linea Alba ................................................................. 23

Benign Conditions of Unknown Cause ..................... 24

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