Category Archives: Principles of Differential Diagnosis and Biopsy

REFERRALS FOR BIOPSY

REFERRALS FOR BIOPSY As with any dental procedure, clinicians vary ‘in their surgical interests and skills. Some dentists are- adept and comfortable in performing almost any biopsy on their patients, whereas others refer all lesions. This variation has as much to do with’ personal preferences as it does with level of skills. However, the dentist may use certain criteria to determine which biopsies

INTRAOSSEOUS, OR HARD TISSUE BIOPSY TECHNIQUE AND SURGICAL PRINCIPLES

INTRAOSSEOUS, OR HARD TISSUE BIOPSY TECHNIQUE AND SURGICAL PRINCIPLES A lesion either on or within i:be osseous tissues of the jaws requires investigation. Frequently, problems related to the dentition are the primary cause” and osseous  lesions resolve withroper treatment. However, any lesion that seems unrelated to the dentition or does not respond to the customary treatment of the dentition should have

SOFT TISSUE BIOPSY TECHNIQUE AND SURGICAL PRINCIPLES

SOFT TISSUE BIOPSY TECHNIQUE AND SURGICAL PRINCIPLES Oral soft tissue biopsy is a.technique that every dentist should be competent to perform. Performed properly, it is a simple and painless procedure that can be done quickiy in the dental office with common, simple instrumentfttion (8()11( 21-1). The entire oral mUCUSJi~ amenable to biopsy, and the technique only diff~r~ ;lL(“~rdJng W 1(1(“;)\ an

PRINCIPILES OF BIOPSY

PRINCIPILES OF BIOPSY Biopsy is the removal of tissue from a .ltvlng individual for diagnostic. exammanon. It is the least equivocal (most : diagnostic) of all the diagnostic procedures performed in the Iaboratory and should be carried out whenever a  _definitive diagnosis cannot be obtained using less invasive diagnostic modalities. The four major types of biopsy in and around the oral cavity are (1) cytolog

EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSTIC METHODS

EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSTIC METHODS Lesions -of the oral cavity and perioral areas must be identified and characterized so that specific therapy can lead to elimination of the lesion. When a lesion is discovered, seyeral important, orderly stepsshould be undertaken to identify and characterize it (Fig, 21-1), These ‘steps include the’ health history, history of the specific lesion,clinical examinatio

Principles of Differential Diagnosis and Biopsy

CHAPTER OUTLINE EXAMINATlON AND DIAGNOSTIC METHODS Health History History of the Specific Lesion Clinical Examination, • ‘ Radiographic Examination Laboratory Investigation Surgical Specimen for Pathologic Examination PRINCIPLES OF BIOPSY Oral Cytology Technique of Oral Bru~~ Cytology . Indications, , . Aspiration Biopsy , Indications Technique Incisional Biopsy Indications Principles Excisional Biopsy Ind

Management of Oral Pathologic Lesions

Management of Oral Pathologic Lesions r:dentist irt general practice has a more thorough and continuous exposure to his or her patients’ oral cavities and perioral areas than any other health care provider. Therefore the dentist is responsible for maintaining the overall health and well being of these structures. WhetHer directly involved in the surgical management of pathol  gic entities or indirectly