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Diagnosis and clinical course of canine oral papillomavirus infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8683957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A six-month-old intact male rottweiler presented with papillomatous growths protruding from the oral mucous membranes. A tentative diagnosis of canine oral papillomavirus (COPV) infection was made based on the gross appearance of the numerous lesions and the young age of the patient. Two warts from the oral mucosa were removed surgically for further diagnostic investigations. The viral aetiology of the diseases was confirmed by histopathological and electron microscopic findings, and by the identification of specific COPV DNA is removed oral papillomatous tissue. The patient was followed clinically and complete regression of the oral lesions occurred after four weeks. Neither the route of transmission nor the source of infection was found. Immunodeficiency as a contributing aetiological factor to the development of COPV-induced lesions as discussed.
W P Bredal; S I Thoresen; E Rimstad; M Aleksandersen; P H Nafstad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of small animal practice     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0022-4510     ISO Abbreviation:  J Small Anim Pract     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-22     Completed Date:  1996-08-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0165053     Medline TA:  J Small Anim Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Norwegian College of Veterinary Medicine, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
DNA, Viral / isolation & purification
Dog Diseases / pathology*,  virology
Microscopy, Electron / veterinary
Mouth Diseases / pathology,  veterinary*,  virology
Papillomaviridae / isolation & purification
Papillomavirus Infections / pathology,  veterinary*,  virology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Viral

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