Plasma cell stomatitis-pharyngitis in cats: 40 cases (1973-1991).

Stephen D White, R. A. Rosychuk, T. A. Janik, P. Denerolle, P. Schultheiss

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Clinical signs, laboratory findings, and treatment results of 40 cats with the histologic diagnosis of plasma cell stomatitis-pharyngitis are discussed. Median age was 7.1 years, with no discernable sex predilection. Anorexia and difficulty prehending food were the most common clinical signs. Hyperproteinemia with associated hyperglobulinemia was the most common laboratory finding. Of various treatments, administration of corticosteroids or injectable gold (aurothioglucose) proved most effective in controlling the clinical signs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1377-1380
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Issue number9
StatePublished - May 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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