Author

Stephen J. Birchard DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Monday, December 16, 2013

What's Your Diagnosis on "Ollie": A 5 year old Bichon with a huge oral mass?

Fig. 1
Ollie (Fig. 1) is a 5 year old male neutered Bichon who presented with a 5 day history of lethargy, discomfort, and excessive drooling. Oral exam revealed a large, soft mass just lateral to the frenulum of the tongue on the right side. (Fig. 2).
Fig. 2
Fine needle aspirate revealed a tan colored, thick, mucoid fluid. (Fig. 3)
Fig. 3

What is your diagnosis? What other diagnostic tests should be performed?
What is your recommended treatment?

Answer later this week!