Maintaining and Advancing Awareness in Oral Pathology
The Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology is a small group of General Dentists, Oral Pathologists, and other Dental Specialists that meet several times a year in Los Angeles for dinner and continuing education in oral pathology. Our most popular annual meeting is the Clinical Pathology Conference. (see About Us)
Mission Statement: Maintain and advance awareness in oral pathology.
This website is designed to inform the visitor, provide up-to-date information for meetings, and provide a vehicle for paying membership and meeting fees. Anticipate expanding to provide CE and Clinical case studies.
Meetings in 2017
We have three meetings scheduled for the coming year. This year we will be holding all three meetings at the Good Samaritan Hospital. Our first meeting will be on February 15, 2017. The Annual CPC meeting this year will be held on Wednesday evening, May 17, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Our final meeting will be something new this year. We will hold a second CPC conference at Good Samaritan Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Please make a note in your calendars to save these dates. We look forward to seeing you there along with your guests interested in oral pathology.
58-year-old man presents with the chief complaint of painful ulcers in his mouth for over a year
NKDA, Current medications include fluocinonide gel, magic mouthwash, tetracycline and diflucan with no resolution after several weeks of compliant use
PMH: HTN treated with atenolol, constipation, recurrent respiratory infections, occasional chest pain of indeterminate cause, alopecia, oral aphthae and thrush
35 year old male with fibrous dysplasia. S/P prior procedures. To OR for hardware removal and repeat debulking of left mandibular fibrous dysplasia.
In prior surgery, the surgeons couldn't proceed with as much debulking as planed due to complications.