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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Engineering
Lecture Code J1703090 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 病理学・口腔病理学
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Pathology and Oral Pathology
ミヤウチ ムツミ,フルショウ ヒサコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:DEN Lecture Rm 1
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Oral Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of diseae prevention, treatment, diagnosis, and medical check-up concerning dentistry and other related studies. 
Class Objectives
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Pathology is learning to understand cause, origins, course and outcome of the disease. In the first half of the class, you will learn pathogenesis and features of  diseases which are commonly found in systemic organs in across sectoral manner. Then , in the second half , you will learn the pathological features of diseases in oral region, more detail. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Etiology of disease
lesson2 Metabolic disorder
lesson3 Tissue growth and repair
lesson4 Circulation disturbance
lesson5 Tumor
lesson6 Inflammation and immunity (1)
lesson7 Inflammation and immunity (2)
lesson8 Tumor of oral region
lesson9 Developmental anomalies of tooth
lesson10 Cyst of oral region
lesson11 Caries
lesson12 Disease of pulp
lesson13 Disease of periapical lesion
lesson14 Disease of periodontal lesion (1)
lesson15 Disease of periodontal lesion (1) 
text book:新歯科衛生士教本 病理学(医師薬出版)
referrence book:ロビンス基礎病理学(廣川書店),スタンダード病理学(学建書院) 
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Preparation and
1 Pathogenesis (endogenous and exogenous causes) and representative genetic diseases.
2 Degeneration, atrophy, necrosis and major metabolic disorders.
3  Hypertrophy, regeneration, metaplasia, granulation tissue and wound healing.
4 Anemia, hyperemia, congestion, hemorrhage and shock.
5 Characteristic of benign and malignant tumor.
6   5 major signs of inflammation, types of inflammation and their representative diseases
7   Basic immuno reactions and various allergic responses.
8   Representative tumor of oral region.
9   Various tooth abnormalities.
10  Kinds of odontogenic and non-odonotogenic cysts.
11  Patogenesis of caries, enamel caries and dentin caries rod.
12  Particularity, types and characteristics of palpitis.
13  Kinds and characteristic of periapical lesions
14  Characteristic of periodontal tissue and causes and kinds of periodontitis.
15  Characteristic and differences of periodontitis and gingivitis.
Requirements Because the terms and expressions used in pathology are basic technical words that should carry as a dental parsonnel, please try to understand them. 
Grading Method You should have a written examination after all of lectures. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Pathology is the basic subjects to learn the essential nature of disease. The goal is to get the basic and scientific theory of medicine by knowing their pathological changes against on understanding of normal structures and functions. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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