Apical Elongation of Molar Teeth in Captive Microtus Voles.

  title={Apical Elongation of Molar Teeth in Captive Microtus Voles.},
  author={Denise M Imai and Risa Raelene Pesapane and Christopher J Conroy and Christina N Alarc{\'o}n and Nora Allan and Russell A Okino and Jennifer Fung and Brian G Murphy and Frank Verstraete and Janet E. Foley},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={55 4},
Molar apical elongation (MAE) was the leading cause for euthanasia or death in a captive breeding colony of endangered Amargosa voles ( Microtus californicus scirpensis). Clinical signs included ocular discharge, abnormal mastication, dyspnea, abnormal mentation, weight loss, and death. Although the severity varied, all molars in all quadrants were affected… CONTINUE READING