Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Clincal ORL, Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology - ODONTOSTOMATOLOGIA E CHIRURGIA MAXILLO-FACCIALE

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Name of lecturer
Pier Francesco Nocini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 18, 2019 al May 31, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to remark the relevance of an early diagnosis in squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck; to identify the principle of cranio-maxillo-facial deformity correction and to identify the most relevant clinical signs in cranio-facial traumatology and in oto-rhino-laryngoiatric pathology. To give basic element in ophtalmic physiology and pathology. Glaucoma, retina’s disease, ophthalmic tumours diagnosis and therapy will be stressed out.


1. Head and neck embryology
2. Head and neck anatomy
3.Congenital craniofacial diseases
4. Tooth anatomy
5. Tooth retention and impaction
6. Odontogenic oral abscess and the differential diagnosis of the swelling of the neck
7. Odontogenic cysts
8. Oral pathology
9. Salivar glands: anatomy and pathology
10. Benign tumors of the soft tisuises of head and neck region
11. Oral squamous cell carcinoma
12. Reconstructive surgery in the head and neck patient
13. Oral and maxillofacial traumatology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Moore KL-Persaud TVN Lo sviluppo prenatale dell'uomo, Embriologia ad orientamento medico (Edizione 2) EdiSES 2009 9788879593489
Giuseppe Ficarra Manuale di Patologia e Medicina Orale (Edizione 3) McGraw-Hill 2006 88-386-2391-0
AA. VV. Trattato di Patologia Chirurgica Maxillo-Facciale Edizioni Minerva Medica 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

Otorhinolaryngology: oral examination
Maxillo-facial surgery and oral pathology: multiple choice questionnaire
Ophtalmology: multiple choice questionnaire

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