Jaw Swellings - Case Scenarios In Pediatric Practices


Picture slides provide vivid visual impressions to aid clinical students in making diagnosis. They are very important complimentary teaching materials. This clinical materials were captured during clinical sessions on ward rounds and specialist consultations. The case scenarios developed around the picture slides are intended to achieve the following objectives.


Author(s): Dr. Joslin DogbeView Details of Author
Year: 2012
Keywords: child health, case scenarios, pediatric practice, jaw swellings, swellings
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This is an open educational resource on Jaw Swellings, prepared for Clinical Students in the Department of Child Health, School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences - KNUST.


It is an interative web-based programme that requires the student to study the cases and provide the correct answers to the questions. Within each case are a set of questions based on clinical sessions on ward rounds and specialist consultations. Please take into the considerations the objectives when going through the cases scenarios.




To improve the power of inspection as a key component of physical examination of a patient using picture slides.

To use an obvious physical sign to predict the possible coexistence of less obvious ones.

To generate a list of differential diagnosis from an obvious physical sign.

To acquire knowledge on specific clinical conditions.


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Dr. Joslin Dogbe
Pediatrician/Public Health Specialist
Department of Child Health,
SMS-KNUST and The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Kumasi, Ghana



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Dr. (Mrs.) Vivian Paintsil
Department of Child Health,
SMS-KNUST and The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Kumasi, Ghana



Dr. Charles Hammond
Department of Child Health,
SMS-KNUST and The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
Kumasi, Ghana

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