This textbook details the latest diagnostic and management options available when treating patients with diseases affecting the oral mucosa. It comprehensively covers the content required to successfully pass dermatology and stomatology board examinations, while being a valuable resource for dentistry trainees. Chapters cover aspects of mucosal immunity and clinical scores along with a range of diseases. Didactic features including learning objectives enable the reader to better extrapolate the key concepts covered in each chapter.
Diseases of the Oral Mucosa: Study Guide and Review presents an in depth overview of the latest diagnostic tools and management options available for diseases of the oral mucosa and is an ideal resource for trainee and practising dentists, dermatologists and stomatologists preparing to sit board examinations.
Enno Schmidt obtained his medical degree at the University of Würzburg (Germany). He did his PhD in the Department of Biotechnology before doing residency at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Würzburg. After board exams in dermatology (in 2005) and allergology (in 2007) and his habilitation (in 2006), in 2008 he moved to the Department of Dermatology at the University of Lübeck (Germany) as senior clinical consultant. He was acting head of the Comprehensive Center for Inflammation Medicine (2010-2013) and in 2014 became full professor at the University of Lübeck and joined the board of directors at the Lübeck Institute for Experimental Dermatology (LIED). Since 2016 he is Chair of Task Force Autoimmune Blistering Diseases of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and in 2017, he passed his board exam in dermatopathology. He is currently heading the routine autoimmune laboratory and the autoimmune outpatient clinic of the Department of Dermatology, Lübeck.
His main research interests are in autoimmune bullous diseases focusing on translational aspects including diagnostics, pre-clinical animal models, and clinical studies.
1 Introduction 2 Anatomy 3 Medical History and Clinical Examination 4 Normal Variations 5 Clinical scores 6 Histopathology of Oral Hyperplastic and Neoplastic Lesions 7 Genodermatoses with Oral Manifestations 8 Inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa 9 Dyskeratosis Congenita 10 Pachyonychia Congenita 11 Oral Lichen Planus 12 Recurrent Ahthous Stomatitis 13 Behcet disease 14 Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis 15 Lichen sclerosus of the oral mucosa 16 Cheilitis granulomatosa and Melkersson Rosenthal syndrome 17 Autoimmune Blistering Diseases: An Introduction 18 Pemphigus Vulgaris 19 Paraneoplastic Pemphigus 20 Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid 21 Bullous pemphigoid 22 Anti-p200 Pemphigoid 23 Linear IgA disease 24 Epidermolysis Bullos Acquisita 25 Lupus erythematosus 26 Systemic Sclerosis 27 ANCA-associated Vasculitis 28 Viral Infections 29 Bacterial Infections of the Oral Mucosa 30 Fungal infections 31 Benign Tumors and Hyperpigmentation 32 Leukoplakia and Squamous Cell Carcinoma 33 Oral submucous fibrosis 34 Melanoma of the Oral Cavity 35 Lymphoma, Hematological Neoplasia, and Metastases 36 Oral Mucositis Following Cancer Therapy 37 Erythema Multiforme 38 Epithelial Necrolysis 39 Contact Stomatitis 40 Oral Allergy Syndrome 41 Gingivitis and Peridontitis 42 Gingival overgrowth 43 Diseases of the tongue 44 Diseases of the Oral Mucosa in Infants, Children and Adolescence 45 Diseases of the Oral Mucosa in East Africa 46 Nutrition-related Disorders 47 Xerostomia 48 Miscellaneous Disorders with Oral Manifestations