Comprehensive Oral Cancer Examination of the Extra-oral and Intra-oral Regions of the Head and Neck

Publication ID Published Version
9201 July 17, 2012 1

Description

The fourteen page tutorial is a detailed description of the steps in the extra-oral and intra-oral examination done as part of the oral cancer exam, including the pertinent cranial nerves. Each region is identified in a systematic manner, including an image of the area and identification of structures. Additionally, the steps are concisely presented, identifying possible findings and corresponding images of pathology.

Citation

Clark N, Sandow P. Comprehensive Oral Cancer Examination of the Extra-oral and Intra-oral Regions of the Head and Neck . MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2012. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/​adea/​publication/​9201 http://dx.doi.org/​10.15766/​mep_2374-8265.9201

Educational Objectives

  1. To be able to perform a complete extra-oral and intraoral examination in a systematic manner.
  2. To be able to specifically name normal anatomical structures of the extra-oral and intraoral regions.
  3. To be able to identify what to look for in each region of the extra-oral and intraoral examination.
  4. To be able to identify possible findings in each region of the extra-oral and intraoral examination.

Keywords

  • Cancer, Screening, Lymph Nodes, Mouth, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Carcinogens, Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Specialties

  • Medical
    • Family Medicine
    • Otolaryngology
  • Dental
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Competencies

  • Knowledge for Practice
  • Patient Care
  • Systems-based Practice

Professional Interest

  • Evaluation of Clinical Performance
  • Instructional Materials/Methods
  • Oral Health

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning
  • Lecture
  • Tutorial

Organ Systems

  • Gastrointestinal system

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Exam

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student

Format

  • Lab Guide
  • Presentation
  • Standardized Patient

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