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Title Contemporary oral medicine : a comprehensive approach to clinical practice / Camile S. Farah, Ramesh Balasubramaniam, Michael J. McCullough, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part I: Normal Anatomy and Variants of the Oral Mucosa -- Interface Between Oral and Systemic Disease -- Clinical Evaluation of the Oral Medicine Patient -- Soft and Hard Tissue Operative Interventions. Part II: Laboratory Medicine and Diagnostic Pathology -- Skin Patch Testing and Clinical Immunology -- Diagnostic Imaging Principles and Applications -- Principles of Orofacial Pain Diagnosis and Treatment -- Pharmaco-Therapeutic Approaches in Oral Medicine. Part III: Oral and Maxillofacial Infections -- Ulcerative, Vesicular and Bullous Lesions -- Benign Lesions of the Oral Mucosa -- Gingival Pathology -- White, Red and Pigmented Lesions of the Oral Mucosa -- Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases -- Salivary Gland Disorders -- Oral Malignancies -- Head and Neck Tumours -- Odontogenic Abnormalities. Part IV: Odontogenic Bone Pathology -- Non-Odontogenic Bone Pathology -- Cutaneous Pathology. Part V: Masticatory Muscle Pain -- Internal Derangements of the Temporomandibular Joint -- Temporomandibular Joints Arthritides -- Headache -- Neuropathic Orofacial Pain -- Biopsychosocial Considerations for Orofacial Pain. Part VI: Sleep Bruxism -- Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Disordered Breathing -- Neurosensory Disturbances Including Smell and Taste -- Halitosis
Summary This book, written by world authorities in the field, is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the specialty of Oral Medicine, which is concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and predominantly non-surgical management of medically related disorders and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of all relevant diseases and disorders are described with the aid of a wealth of clinical cases and illustrations that enable the reader to appreciate the diversity and potential complexity of Oral Medicine. In addition to the wide-ranging coverage of oral conditions, separate sections are devoted to bone and cutaneous pathology and to orofacial pain and its management, in addition to dental sleep medicine. The clinician who treats Oral Medicine patients will find this book to be an excellent aid to optimal management grounded in a sound knowledge of basic science and the dental and medical aspects of each disorder. In addition, it will serve as an outstanding textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 4, 2019)
Subject Dentistry
Oral medicine
Oral medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Balasubramaniam, Ramesh, editor
Farah, Camile S., editor
McCullough, Michael J., editor
ISBN 3319723022