Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - E-Book: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 11, 2008 - Medical - 984 pages
Be prepared to diagnose and manage any condition you encounter in your practice! This bestselling reference gives you direct access to a complete range of full-color clinical images and patient radiographs that illustrate the differentiating characteristics of lesions in the oral and maxillofacial region. Significantly revised and updated content throughout this edition brings you the latest information on the etiology, clinical features, histopathology, treatment, and prognosis of each disease entity, as well as cutting-edge topics such as bisphosphonate osteonecrosis, the oral complications associated with methamphetamine abuse, solitary fibrous tumors, gene mutation, and plasminogen deficiency.
  • Over 1,300 clinical photos and radiographs, most in full color, facilitate identification and classification of lesions.
  • Current concepts of pathogenesis and disease management help you understand the diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial structures, formulate an accurate diagnosis, and institute proper treatment.
  • Each chapter is logically organized by body system or disease group, enabling you to easily identify a specific condition.
  • A comprehensive appendix of differential diagnosis among oral and maxillofacial disease processes helps you rule out invalid diagnoses.
  • The bibliography divided by topic presented at the end of each chapter enables you to pursue supplemental literature.
  • Highly accomplished authors and contributors with a broad range of clinical and classroom teaching experience provide well-balanced coverage of the entire subject.
  • Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow immediate access to specific topics.
 

Contents

Developmental Defects of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region
1
Abnormalities of Teeth
54
Pulpal and Periapical Disease
120
Periodontal Diseases
154
Bacterial Infections
181
Fungal and Protozoal Diseases
213
Viral Infections
240
Physical and Chemical Injuries
285
Soft Tissue Tumors
507
Hematologic Disorders
571
Bone Pathology
613
Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors
678
Dermatologic Diseases
741
Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
816
Facial Pain and Neuromuscular Diseases
859
Forensic Dentistry
887

Allergies and Immunologic Diseases
330
Epithelial Pathology
362
Salivary Gland Pathology
453
APPENDIX
917
Index
937
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