Courses of Instruction
PTHL 312abc Medicine and Pathology (1-3-2, FaSpSm) An integrated approach to clinical, gross and microscopic study of basic disease processes, systemic pathology, oral pathology, internal medicine, pathophysiology, physical evaluation and emergency medicine for significant organ systems. Clinical-pathologic correlation stressed. Evaluation, classification, and differential diagnosis of oral lesions; disease recognition and dental treatment modification.
PTHL 501 Oral Pathology (4, Sm) Clinical radiographic, gross and microscopic characteristics of mucosal, skin, fibroseous and salivary gland diseases; odontogenic tumors and cysts; benign and malignant neoplasms and iatrogenic conditions.
PTHL 504ab Seminar: Oral Pathology (0-0) Clinico-pathologic discussion of oral pathosis cases. A variety of "unknown" cases representing diagnostic problems are analyzed. Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical/ radiographic features, therapy and prognosis are stressed.
PTHL 601 Advanced Oral Pathology Seminar (2) Detailed discussion and analysis of many cases representing a wide variety of oral pathologic conditions stressing differential diagnosis and clinical-pathologic correlations.
PTHL 602 Fellowship in Clinical Oral Oncology (3) Observation of and participation in treatment and rehabilitation of oral cancer patients. Surgical, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, maxillo-facial prosthodontic experience included.
PTHL 701 Clinicopathologic Conference (3-12) Clinicopathologic correlation of diseases of the head and neck. Seminar, 1 hour. Presented at LAC+USC Medical Center.