Dental students can test their ability to diagnose complex cases using these interactive case challenges. Students will review diagnostic information, such as clinical, radiographic and pathological findings, and select the proper diagnosis.
The library offers numerous case challenges, provided by Crest + Oral-B in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, covering a broad range of oral diseases and conditions.
A 72-year-old Caucasian female presented for evaluation of a painless palatal lesion. She described it as a soft bump and had been aware of its presence for six months before bringing it to the attention of her general dentist, who referred her for a biopsy. The patient denied smoking and there was no known history of trauma.