Veterinary Dentistry Dental Case

Oral Cancer Patient 2

Multiple Epulides in Cats

Multiple Epulides in Cats - Oral Tumor in Cats

Cats can get euplides which arise from the ligament surrounding the tooth that holds the tooth in the socket. They often appear much more aggressive that the epulides or peripheral odonogenic fibromas in dogs as seen here in a cat.


Multiple Epulides in Cats - Oral Tumor in Cats

In many cat patients the epulides are present in multiple areas in the mouth and often cause pain from contact during chewing or contact with teeth upon closing the mouth.


Multiple Epulides in Cats - Oral Tumor in Cats

Treatment of these tumors in cats involves complete removal of the mass and the tooth adjacent to it.


Multiple Epulides in Cats - Oral Tumor in Cats

This is the same patient shown above one year following surgical removal of the teeth and tumors.

Multiple Epulides in Cats - Oral Tumor in Cats


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