18 Jan Chronic Feline Gingivostomatitis
Chronic Feline Gingivostomatitis: Proven Therapeutic Approaches & New Treatment Options
Barden Greenfield, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD
Memphis Veterinary Specialists, Cordova, Tennessee
Arkansas Veterinary Specialists, Little Rock, Arkansas
Chronic gingivostomatitis (CGS) in the cat is a very painful disease, characterized by severe inflammation of the gingiva, buccal mucosa, and caudal oral mucosa.1 CGS affects 0.7% to 10% of the general cat population.2
This article reviews clinical signs of CGS, current treatment modalities, and promising treatment options that may be available soon.
It is important to differentiate gingivitis from stomatitis…(click here to read the entire article).