Textbook and color atlas of salivary gland pathology. Diagnosis & management
"Textbook and Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management" provides its readers with a new, landmark text/atlas of this important discipline within oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and general surgery. Written by well-established clinicians, educators, and researchers in oral and maxillofacial surgery, this book brings together information on the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of all types of salivary gland pathology. Clear and comprehensive, the "Textbook and Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology" offers complete explanation of all points, supported by a wealth of clinical and surgical illustrations to allow the reader to gain insight into every facet of each pathology and its diagnosis and treatment."Textbook and Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology: Diagnosis and Management" aims to offer comprehensive coverage of all aspects of this topic. Beginning with the embryology, anatomy and physiology of the salivary glands, the first half of the book goes on to discuss radiographic imaging, infections, cystic conditions, sialoadenitis and sialolithiasis, and systemic diseases. The second half of the book is devoted to the classification of salivary gland tumors and devotes individual chapters to the discussion of each type. The book closes with a discussion of the miscellaneous pathologic processes of the salivary gland, including a section on saliva as a diagnostic fluid.The book is intended for a very diverse audience, including academic oral and maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists/head and neck surgeons, general surgeons, as well as residents in these disciplines. Private practitioners will want to place this publication on the bookshelves of their offices so as to consult the text/atlas when evaluating a patient with salivary gland pathology.