BSOM Winter Meeting, London – December 2013
Over 60 delegates travelled far and wide to London for the BSOM Winter Meeting organised by Dr Sarah Viggor. Ann Price’s account of being part of a family with Hereditary Angioedema dove-tailed well with overviews of the current medical understanding of Angioedema and Oral Allergy Syndrome presented by consultant physicians Dr Matthew Buckland and Dr Stefan Lozewicz, respectively. Short oral presentations were given by selected delegates including undergraduate students.
Dr Mullin from the Department of Oral Medicine in Sheffield won the BSOM Winter Meeting Oral Presentation Prize for “Presentation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis – a report of two interesting cases.”
Manchester University 5th year undergraduate dental student Aisha Ahsan won the BSOM Undergraduate Prize for “The effects of benzydamine hydrochloride mouthrinse as prophylaxis for cancer therapy related mucositis”.
Professor Crispian Scully CBE President of the Society presented the Prizes.