Diagnose This SQ Mass

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Presentation:
This hunting dog had an enlarging SQ mass. The incision was made to drain and culture the purulent content. The culture revealed Actinomyces.

Questions:

  1. What’s your presumptive diagnosis?
  2. What would you do next?
  3. What is the typical sequence of events?

2 thoughts on “Diagnose This SQ Mass

  1. submandibular salivery gland infection
    surgical removal of the salivery gland and treatment with antibiotics ( clindamycin )

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