Inflamed tumour? Or abscess? Use digital images at various angles to
determine how to excise this inoperable tumour. Create compelling
images to educate hamster owners to "be kind to hamsters".
- 2568. Chronic gingivitis of carnaissal tooth (4th premolar) leads
to root abscess. Pus from the root then seeps out into the
facial area just below the eye. The wound is also known as a
fistula. This wound may be mistaken by the vet as a traumatic wound. However,
it does not heal despite treatment. After the extraction of the carnaissal
tooth, the wound heals rapidly within 7 days and the "magical"
outcome impresses the owner.
Carnaissal tooth sextracted. Wound heals the next day,
Red nose. Hamster had been licking tumour daily.