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Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

DOI

10.3906/vet-1112-41

Abstract

The patient was a 3-year-old English Setter that had been in contact with Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni larvae. Clinical examination revealed protrusion of the tongue outside of the mouth, edematous and swollen frenulum linguae and tongue, as well as a high amount of salivation. Necrotic and ulcerated areas were determined, particularly on the apex of the tongue. Treatment was carried out using systemic antihistamines, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vitamin C, and dexpanthenol, and the patient returned to good health.

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