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Case Quiz #8

Gero March 3, 2020

Veterinary Dentistry Case Quiz #8


Question:? What is the most likely diagnosis in this 11 year-old female Yorkshire Terrier with bilateral oral masses.


Answer:? Sublingual Granuloma (also know as gum chewer lesions).


Differential diagnosis would include neoplastic and inflammatory lesions.


Question:? What is the etiology?

Answer: ?Excessive sublingual mucosa may be present in individual small breed dogs. If considerable in size, this tissue is traumatized when the patient chews causing proliferation to progress.

Question:? What is the preferred treatment?

Answer:? Surgical Excision and closure with absorbable monofilament suture.