Mohammed N Islam

Mohammed N Islam, BDS DDS

Clinical Professor & Residency Program Director

Department: DN-ORAL PATHOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-6775
Business Email: mnislam@ufl.edu

About Mohammed N Islam

Dr. Islam completed his oral pathology training at the University of Florida College of Dentistry (Gainesville), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology in 2007. There he held a dual appointment as a Research Fellow in the Departments of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and in Craniofacial Pain & Temporomandibular Dysfunction Management prior to accepting his position at Indiana University School of Dentistry.

He received his degree in dentistry from the Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital at the University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India in 1989. After receiving his dental degree he practiced general dentistry in several locations throughout India and did a four-year stint as a general dentist with the Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He started at IUSD in 2007 and worked as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Oral Pathology Biopsy Service & Laboratory until 2012. He received his US D.D.S. degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2010.

Dr. Islam is a member of the American Dental Education Association & American Dental Association; a Fellow, by examination, of the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology; and  a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. He is actively involved in a large clinical oral pathology practice and biopsy service. He is presently the Chairperson of the oral pathology section of the ADEA as well as a consultant of oral and maxillofacial pathology to CODA. He frequently gives lectures to his peers from associated specialties in the field of dentistry.

He has authored or co-authored more than 20 papers and several book chapters covering a diverse range of topics and addressing both clinical and microscopic aspects of oral and maxillofacial pathology. Scholarly interests include tobacco associated oral precancerous lesions, as well as various mucocutaneous conditions of autoimmune origin. He has a special interest in Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis and has made a major contribution to the literature on this entity. Dr. Islam has published extensively on various topics of dermatopathology, oral pathology & oral medicine in peer-reviewed medical/dental journals. Dr. Islam is especially interested in diagnostic surgical & clinical oral pathology and dental education.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013,2020-2023
DEN7540 Special Topics
2013,2017-2020,2020-2023
DEN6674 Advanced Oral Pathology
2014-2018,2020-2022
DEN6351 Oral Pathology
2014-2018,2020-2021
DEN8352 Adv Diff Diagnosis
2015
DEN8263 Adv Oral/Med Cl Pharm
2013-2014
DEN8290 Special Topics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Dentistry
Subspecialties
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Areas of Interest
  • Mouth ulcers

Publications

2023
A rare case of peripheral adenoid ameloblastoma with dentinoid.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 135(1):e10-e13 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2022.08.015. [PMID] 36396590.
2023
Clear-cell Variant of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Presenting as a Palatal Mass in a 10-Year-old Boy.
Anticancer research. 43(2):939-942 [DOI] 10.21873/anticanres.16238. [PMID] 36697075.
2022
A case report of synchronous ameloblastoma and odontogenic keratocyst of the mandible
Oral Surgery. 15(1):64-70 [DOI] 10.1111/ors.12574.
2022
Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor: a series of 28 cases from a biopsy service.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 53(3):260-269 [DOI] 10.3290/j.qi.b2218723. [PMID] 34709771.
2022
Adopting artificial intelligence in dental education: A model for academic leadership and innovation
Journal of Dental Education. 86(11):1545-1551 [DOI] 10.1002/jdd.13010.
2022
Angina bullosa hemorrhagica: report of two cases.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 53(2):180-185 [DOI] 10.3290/j.qi.b2218695. [PMID] 34709773.
2022
Blue Nevus Involving Minor Salivary Gland
AJSP: Reviews and Reports. 27(1):37-39 [DOI] 10.1097/pcr.0000000000000486.
2022
Buccal bifurcation cyst
The Journal of the American Dental Association. 153(5):421-428 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adaj.2021.10.002.
2022
Central odontogenic fibroma in association with brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 133(1):e26-e32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.07.004.
2022
Changing Trends in Benign Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Related Epithelial Neoplasms of the Oral Cavity: 1995-2015.
Head and neck pathology. 16(3):738-745 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-022-01426-9. [PMID] 35257322.
2022
CLINICOPATHOLOGIC FEATURES OF ORAL CAVITY VESICULOBULLOUS DISEASES SEEN IN THE UF ORAL MEDICINE AND DERMATOLOGY CLINICS
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 133(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.12.025.
2022
Essentials of oral manifestations of leukemia for the dental practitioner.
General dentistry. 70(2):33-36 [PMID] 35225801.
2022
HISTOPATHOLOGIC FEATURES AS STRONG PREDICTOR OF SYNDROMIC ODONTOGENIC KERATOCYSTS
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 133(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.12.011.
2022
Oral Melanoacanthoma: Case Series of 33 Cases and Review of the Literature.
Head and neck pathology. [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-022-01506-w. [PMID] 36478543.
2022
Peripheral ameloblastic fibro-odontoma-Report of 2 cases of a very rare entity.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 133(6):e178-e182 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.09.006. [PMID] 34753693.
2022
Prediction of malignant transformation and recurrence of oral epithelial dysplasia using architectural and cytological feature specific prognostic models
Modern Pathology. 35(9):1151-1159 [DOI] 10.1038/s41379-022-01067-x. [PMID] 35361889.
2022
Primary mucosal melanomas of the head and neck are characterised by overexpression of the DNA mutating enzyme APOBEC3B
Histopathology. [DOI] 10.1111/his.14843.
2021
A large mandibular soft tissue lesion in an 8-year-old boy.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 131(5):505-511 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2020.06.018. [PMID] 32771413.
2021
Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor: a case series spanning 25 years and review of the literature.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 131(6):684-693 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.01.007. [PMID] 33737014.
2021
Case of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue in a pregnant woman, with literature review.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 340-346 [DOI] 10.3290/j.qi.b912637. [PMID] 33491384.
2021
Gingival Fibroma: An Emerging Distinct Gingival Lesion with Well-Defined Histopathology.
Head and neck pathology. 15(3):917-922 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-021-01315-7. [PMID] 33686583.
2021
Labial salivary gland assessment in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients with sicca symptoms.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 132(4):434-440 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.03.014. [PMID] 34274288.
2021
Marginal linear gingival leukoplakia progressing to “ring around the collar”-An ominous sign of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia.
Journal of periodontology. 92(2):273-285 [DOI] 10.1002/JPER.19-0621. [PMID] 32725623.
2021
Oral Hairy Leukoplakia in Immunocompetent Patients Revisited with Literature Review.
Head and neck pathology. 15(3):989-993 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-021-01287-8. [PMID] 33428065.
2021
Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia: An Expert Consensus Guideline for Standardized Assessment and Reporting.
Head and neck pathology. 15(2):572-587 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-020-01262-9. [PMID] 33415517.
2021
Secretory Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity: A Retrospective Case Series with Review of Literature
Head and Neck Pathology. 15(3):893-904 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-021-01310-y. [PMID] 33660147.
2021
Self-regressing oral CD30-positive, EBV-negative, T-cell lymphoproliferative lesions. A poorly understood process highlighted by ominous clinicopathologic features and indolent behavior
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology & Endodontics. 132(6):698-707 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.05.014.
2021
Squamous Odontogenic Tumor: Review of the Literature and Report of a New Case.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 79(1):164-176 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2020.06.031. [PMID] 32717216.
2020
An Analysis of Clinical and Histopathologic Features of Fibrous Dysplasia of the Jaws: A Series of 40 Cases and Review of Literature.
Head and neck pathology. 14(2):353-361 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-019-01039-9. [PMID] 31079311.
2020
Carcinosarcoma Arising from Inverted Papilloma in a Patient with History of Radiotherapy for Sinonasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
American Journal of Case Reports. 21 [DOI] 10.12659/AJCR.921827.
2020
Inter-observer Variability in the Diagnosis of Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia: Clinical Implications for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Understanding: A Collaborative Pilot Study.
Head and neck pathology. 14(1):156-165 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-019-01035-z. [PMID] 30972634.
2020
Molar‐incisor malformation: Eight new cases and a review of the literature
International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 30(2):216-224 [DOI] 10.1111/ipd.12592.
2020
Odontogenic Myxoma: A 23-Year Retrospective Series of 38 Cases.
Head and neck pathology. 14(4):1021-1027 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-020-01191-7. [PMID] 32506377.
2020
Oral Verruciform Xanthoma: A Series of 212 Cases and Review of the Literature
Head and Neck Pathology. 14(3):742-748 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-019-01123-0. [PMID] 31898056.
2020
p16INK4a as a proliferation marker unrelated to HPV expression in odontogenic cysts and tumors
Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine. 49(1):72-81 [DOI] 10.1111/jop.12972.
2020
Persistent Palatal Ulcerations. A Potential Manifestation of Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 44(1):52-54 [DOI] 10.17796/1053-4625-44.1.9.
2020
Retrospective Study of Buccal Mucosal Salivary Neoplasms.
Head and neck pathology. 14(4):1013-1020 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-020-01190-8. [PMID] 32506376.
2019
Demographic, Clinical and Histopathological Features of Oral Neural Neoplasms: A Retrospective Study
Head and Neck Pathology. 13(2):208-214 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-018-0943-1. [PMID] 29931661.
2019
Denosumab-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a report of 2 cases and review of the literature.
General dentistry. 67(1):42-46 [PMID] 30644830.
2019
Glomus tumor: a comprehensive review of the clinical and histopathologic features with report of two intraoral cases
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 127(1):62-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2018.07.056.
2019
Lichenoid Characteristics in Premalignant Verrucous Lesions and Verrucous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
Head and Neck Pathology. 13(4):573-579 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-019-01006-4. [PMID] 30671763.
2019
Lichenoid reaction with granulomatous stomatitis: A retrospective histologic study of 47 patients
Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine. 48(9):846-854 [DOI] 10.1111/jop.12918.
2019
Oral Melanomas: A Case Series of a Deadly Neoplasm.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 77(9):1832-1836 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2019.03.018. [PMID] 30998880.
2019
Seventeen New Cases of Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis with Literature Review
Head and Neck Pathology. 13(3):386-396 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-018-0982-7. [PMID] 30374883.
2019
The reliability of MAML2 gene rearrangement in discriminating between histologically similar glandular odontogenic cysts and intraosseous mucoepidermoid carcinomas.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 127(6):e136-e147 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2018.12.003. [PMID] 30692056.
2019
Warthin-like Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: Unusual Morphology and Diagnostic Pitfalls
Anticancer Research. 39(6):3213-3217 [DOI] 10.21873/anticanres.13461.
2018
A Retrospective 20-Year Analysis of Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia and Its Progression to Malignancy and Association with High-risk Human Papillomavirus.
Head and neck pathology. 12(4):500-510 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-018-0893-7. [PMID] 29427033.
2018
Clinical characterization and treatment outcome of patients with burning mouth syndrome.
General dentistry. 66(3):41-47 [PMID] 29714699.
2018
Dermatologic Lesions Submitted to an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Biopsy Service: An Analysis of 2487 Cases.
Head and neck pathology. 12(4):493-499 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-018-0885-7. [PMID] 29340950.
2018
Firm, dome-shaped mass of lower lip
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 126(1):4-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2017.02.009.
2018
Hybrid Central Odontogenic Fibroma with Giant Cell Granuloma like Lesion: A Report of Three Additional Cases and Review of the Literature.
Head and neck pathology. 12(2):166-174 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-017-0845-7. [PMID] 28785965.
2018
Medication use and medical history of 155 patients with oral lichenoid lesions: a retrospective study.
General dentistry. 66(2):40-45 [PMID] 29513234.
2018
Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Buccal Mucosa and Lower Lip.
Head and neck pathology. 12(2):279-285 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-017-0859-1. [PMID] 28980225.
2018
Peripheral Ameloblastoma: a Study of 18 Cases and Usage of Ber-Ep4 Immunohistochemistry to Rule Out a Diagnosis of Intraoral Basal Cell Carcinoma
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 76(5):996-1004 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joms.2017.11.020.
2018
Radiculomegaly: a case report of this rare dental finding with review of the associated oculo-facio-cardio-dental syndrome.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 126(4):e220-e227 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2018.02.011. [PMID] 29574060.
2018
Segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia
The Journal of the American Dental Association. 149(2):153-162 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.08.007.
2018
STAT6 Reliably Distinguishes Solitary Fibrous Tumors from Myofibromas.
Head and neck pathology. 12(1):110-117 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-017-0836-8. [PMID] 28689369.
2017
An update on myofibromas and myofibromatosis affecting the oral regions with report of 24 new cases
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 124(1):62-75 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2017.03.051.
2017
Clear cell changes in salivary gland neoplasms: A 20-year retrospective study.
Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal. 22(3):e276-e281 [PMID] 28390124.
2017
Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome: A series of three cases in the same family and a literature review.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 48(9):695-700 [DOI] 10.3290/j.qi.a38865. [PMID] 28920109.
2017
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Spindle Cell/Sclerosing Variant: A Clinical and Histopathological Examination of this Rare Variant with Three New Cases from the Oral Cavity
Head and Neck Pathology. 11(4):494-500 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-017-0818-x. [PMID] 28466407.
2016
GINGIVAL PRESENTATION OF ODONTOGENIC KERATOCYST (KERATOCYSTIC ODONTOGENIC TUMOR): A CASE SERIES
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 122(5):e173-e174 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2016.06.081.
2016
Melanoma of the Oral Cavity: an Analysis of 46 New Cases with Emphasis on Clinical and Histopathologic Characteristics
Head and Neck Pathology. 10(3):298-305 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-016-0693-x. [PMID] 26753505.
2015
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the oral cavity: An unusual epithelial malignancy. A report of two cases and review of literature
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology. 27(1):126-130 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajoms.2013.10.005.
2015
Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Mandible: A Series of Three Cases and Review of Literature
Head and Neck Pathology. 9(2):196-204 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-014-0561-5. [PMID] 25113037.
2015
Direct immunofluorescence testing results in cases of premalignant and malignant oral lesions.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 119(6):675-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.02.478. [PMID] 25840514.
2015
Gigantiform cementoma of the mandible: case report and literature review
Oral Surgery. 8(3):171-181 [DOI] 10.1111/ors.12136.
2014
Extensively ossifying oral leiomyoma: a rare histologic finding.
Head and neck pathology. 8(3):311-6 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-013-0497-1. [PMID] 24142598.
2014
Intraoral basal cell carcinoma, a rare neoplasm: report of three new cases with literature review.
Head and neck pathology. 8(3):339-48 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-013-0505-5. [PMID] 24202723.
2014
Oral squamous cell carcinoma positive for p16/human papilloma virus in post allogeneic stem cell transplantation: 2 cases and review of the literature.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 118(3):e74-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2014.05.025. [PMID] 25151594.
2014
Unusually large and aggressive traumatic bone cysts of the jaws – a series of five cases
Oral Surgery. 7:40-47 [DOI] 10.1111/ors.12099.
2012
Salivary gland pathology in HIV patients
Diagnostic Histopathology. 18(9):366-372 [DOI] 10.1016/j.mpdhp.2012.08.001.
2011
Common oral manifestations of systemic disease.
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 44(1):161-82, vi [DOI] 10.1016/j.otc.2010.09.006. [PMID] 21093628.
2011
Folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma of the upper lip and labial mucosa.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 42(6):e75-7 [PMID] 21519579.
2010
Anatomic site based ploidy analysis of oral premalignant lesions.
Head and neck pathology. 4(1):10-4 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-009-0151-0. [PMID] 20237983.
2010
Three Cases of Subpontic Osseous Hyperplasia of the Mandible: a Report
Quintessence International. 41:299-302
2009
Clinico-pathologic conference: case 3.
Head and neck pathology. 3(4):286-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-009-0145-y. [PMID] 20596847.
2008
Colloid milium of the oral cavity: a rare presentation.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 105(4):e34-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2007.11.032. [PMID] 18329566.
2008
Florid cemento-osseous dysplasia mimicking multiple periapical pathology–an endodontic dilemma.
General dentistry. 56(6):559-62 [PMID] 18810917.
2008
Labial salivary gland biopsies in Sjögren’s syndrome: still the gold standard?
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 106(3):392-402 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2008.04.018. [PMID] 18602295.
2008
Myopericytoma: report of two cases associated with trauma.
Journal of cutaneous pathology. 35(9):866-70 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-0560.2007.00910.x. [PMID] 18494828.
2008
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders of oral cavity.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 105(5):589-96 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2007.11.028. [PMID] 18442744.
2007
Chronic ulcerative stomatitis: diagnostic and management challenges–four new cases and review of literature.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 104(2):194-203 [PMID] 17560144.
2007
Comparison between true and partial hemifacial hypertrophy
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology. 104(4):501-509 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2006.11.053.
2007
Gingival involvement in Crohn disease.
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939). 138(12):1574-81; quiz 1614 [PMID] 18056101.
2007
Intraosseous pleomorphic adenoma of the mandible: report of a case and review of the literature.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 104(2):e21-6 [PMID] 17142071.
2007
Melanocytic matricoma: a distinctive clinicopathologic entity.
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 33(7):857-63 [PMID] 17598856.
2007
Rhinocerebral zygomycosis: an increasingly frequent challenge: update and favorable outcomes in two cases.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 104(5):e28-34 [PMID] 17964469.
2007
Squamous cell carcinoma of the gingiva presenting as localized periodontal disease.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 38(2):97-102 [PMID] 17263148.
2006
Lip hypertrophy secondary to cyclosporine treatment: a rare adverse effect and treatment considerations.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 102(4):469-74 [PMID] 16997113.

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Emails:
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