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CODE 73055
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/29
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The discipline aims to illustrate the most common maxillofacial pathologies of the orbital region. 
Especially the course aims to illustrate trauma orbital pathologies and endorbital expansive lesions for which the role of the Orthoptist is essential to a correct diagnostic and clinical path.

TEACHING METHODS

The course includes 10 hours of lessons with the use of computer equipment

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Anatomy of the orbit:

bone structures

extrinsic musculature

Clinical and diagnostic method for orbital pathology:

diagnostic imaging

Hess-Lancaster test

clinical indications

Symptoms, etiology and related pathologies:

exophthalmos

enophthalmos

diplopia

Expansive endorbital lesions:

tumors of the orbit

Besedow's disease

surgical approaches 

Traumatology of the orbit:

lateral orbital walls and orbital roof  fractures

orbital floor fractures

nose orbital fractures

zygoma complex fractures

surgical approaches 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Brusati R. “Elementi di Chirurgia Oro-maxillo-facciale” Ed. Masson Milano 1999

“Trattato di Patologia Chirurgica Maxillo-Facciale” SICMF, Ed. Minerva Medica 2007

Brizzi E. “Anatomia Topografica. Generalità testa-collo”  Ed. Ermes 1998

Ellis E. “Surgical Approaches to the Facial Skeleton” Second Edition, III - LWW

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

EMANUELA ARDITO

DENISE BATTAGLINI

MASSIMO NICOLO'

CARLO TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Classes will start on October 27, 2022.

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral

Registration is required from the site: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam focuses on the topics covered during the lessons, but also has the purpose of evaluating the ability to use of correct terminology and the ability to explain the subject dealt with in a simple and clear way for future interaction with the patient.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
12/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
09/02/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
08/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
03/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
07/09/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano