The Clinic for Oral Mucosal Lesions provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for all diseases and disorders of the oral mucosa including oral ulcers and blisters, infections, autoimmune disease and cancer. The clinic employs computerized analyses in order to track and evaluate mucosal lesions in the mouth. The clinic generally sees patients suffering from:
The diagnostic process includes a physical assessment of the patient including the head, neck and oral mucosa. The clinics use diagnostic aids such as tissue staining (toluidine blue), culture swabs, deep cytology, biopsy and various staining techniques including immunohistochemistry, imaging, blood serology haematology and biochemistry, and tissue antigen typing.