Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology, 8/e

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Author: Sivapathasundharam
Edition: 8th
ISBN: 9788131244470
Language: English
Published: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier, India

The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer’s Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty.............

Shafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology, 8/e

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The periodic and timely revisions of Shafer’s Textbook of Oral Pathology have brought out a treatise, well conceived and written with the aim of updating students all necessary nuances of the specialty. The scope of the present edition is an extension of this goal aimed at understanding the disease processes at more fundamental level, the impetus being those in the maxillofacial region. The book highlights the aetiopathogenesis and clinical presentation of oral diseases and focuses on a variety of diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice.

Key Features

  • Extensively revised and updated contents
  • Advanced information scattered throughout the book in highlighted boxes
  • Removal of outdated data
  • Addition of more than 200 colour pictures
  • Re-categorization of cysts of the oral cavity
  • Odontogenic keratocyst and Dentinogenic Ghost cell tumour topic has been updated
  • Non epithelial Benign and Malignant tumours of the oral cavity are discussed as a separate chapter
  • Topic on stem cells has been revised and updated

Table of Contents

1. Developmental Disturbances of Oral and Paraoral Structures
2. Cysts of Orofacial Region
3. Odontogenic Tumors
4. Tumors of Epithelial Origin
5. Non Epithelial Tumors
6. Salivary Gland Tumors
7. Bacterial Infections
8. Viral Infections
9. Mycotic Infections
10. Dental Caries
11. Pulp and Periapical Diseases
12. Periodontal Diseases
13. Spread of Oral Infections
14. Bone and Joints Diseases
15. Hematological Diseases
16. Dermatologic Diseases
17. Diseases of Nerves and Muscles
18. Allergic and Immunologic Diseases
19. Oral Aspects of Metabolic Diseases
20. Regressive Alterations of Oral tissues
21. Physical and Chemical Injuries
22. Healing of Oral Wounds
23. Forensic Odontology
24 Mucosal Response to Oral Prostheses: Some Pathological Considerations