APEX OF TOOTH ABSCESS NO SECOND LEFT PREMOLAR ASSOCIATED WITH FISTULA IN THE FRONTAL REGION IN A PERSIAN FELINE (Felis catus) - CASE REPORT

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Carolina Marottax Marotta Ribeiro
Paulo Oldemar Scherer
Argemiro Sanavria

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ABSTRACT. Marotta C.R., Scherer P.O. & Sanavria A. [Apex of tooth abscess no second left premolar associated with fistula in the frontal region in a Persian feline (Felis catus) - Case Report]. Abscesso periapical no segundo pré-molar superior esquerdo associado à fístula na região frontal em um felino (Felis catus) da raça persa - Relato de caso. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 33(3):155-158, 2011. Curso de Pós-graduação de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, BR-465 km 7, Seropédica, RJ 23890-000, Brasil. E-mail: carolinamarotta2000@yahoo.com.br The abscess in the tooth apex is an infection usually secondary to periodontitis and characterized by intense and painful swelling. The diagnosis is made by a detailed inspection of the oral cavity coupled to radiography analysis. Tooth extractions are typically recommended for dogs and cats with dental mobility. The occurrence of fistula in cats from dental abscess is not common. This paper aims to report a case of abscess in the second left superior premolar and frontal fistula in cat and applied procedures.

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Marotta Ribeiro, C. M., Scherer, P. O., & Sanavria, A. (2011). APEX OF TOOTH ABSCESS NO SECOND LEFT PREMOLAR ASSOCIATED WITH FISTULA IN THE FRONTAL REGION IN A PERSIAN FELINE (Felis catus) - CASE REPORT. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 33(3), 155–158. Retrieved from http://rbmv.org/index.php/BJVM/article/view/797
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