Feline oral lesions: adding histology to your toolkit
18 Nov 2022
IDEXX Advanced Diagnostics
Feline oral lesions are usually challenging. Inflammatory and neoplastic oral diseases might be similar at clinical examination: a proliferative lesion not always is a neoplasia. For making a definitive diagnosis, and meeting clients expectation, a holistic approach is advisable.
- 1) Review of the most common feline oral diseases, with special attention to feline chronic gingivo-stomatitis and proliferative oral diseases.
- 2) Why adding histopathology to the clinical workup.
- 3) How clinicians might help pathologists in making a definitive diagnosis.