September 2016
Peer Reviewed

Figure 1 Fleshy mass of the rostral mandible of the patient


An 11-year-old, neutered male boxer was referred with an oral mass of several weeks’ duration. No other clinical signs were present.

Physical Examination

General physical examination revealed no abnormalities. Vital signs were within normal limits. Oral examination disclosed a firm, fleshy mass ≈2.5 cm in diameter on the rostral mandible at the level of the incisors (Figure 1). Palpation of the mandible elicited no apparent pain. Except for 103, all lower incisors were missing or could not be visualized. 

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