The nomenclature of periodontal epulides in dogs.

  title={The nomenclature of periodontal epulides in dogs.},
  author={Richard Redd Dubielzig and Michael H. Goldschmidt and Robert S. Brodey},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={16 2},
Epulides of periodontal origin are seen frequently in dogs. The classification of these tumors in the literature varies greatly and leads to much confusion when trying to compare reports from different sources. Our article reviews the literature regarding these tumors and suggests a standardized nomenclature. Three types of epulis are described. These are fibromatous epulis, ossifying epulis, and acanthomatous epulis, all of which are of periodontal origin. The three are grouped together… CONTINUE READING

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