Thursday, January 11, 2018

3338. A rare case of gangrenous swollen cheek in a Syrian hamster

A young lady WhatsApp this image to me. 
Needle aspiration. No pus or fluid. It was possible a sharp seed had penetrated and infected the left cheek.
Diagnosis: A gangrenous infected swelling/tumour.
Overgrown lower incisor teeth suggested long duration of swelling
Hamster passed away 4 days later

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