Lingual calcinosis circumscripta in a dog

J Vet Dent. 2002 Mar;19(1):19-21. doi: 10.1177/089875640201900103.


Calcinosis circumscripta occurs rarely in dogs and cats, especially in the oral cavity. This case report describes the diagnosis and management of lingual calcinosis circumscripta in an eight-month-old, intact/male German shepherd-cross dog. An excellent prognosis for this disease may be achieved when the patient is managed as described in this report.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Calcinosis / diagnosis
  • Calcinosis / veterinary*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Dog Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Dog Diseases / pathology
  • Dog Diseases / surgery
  • Dogs
  • Male
  • Tongue Diseases / diagnosis
  • Tongue Diseases / veterinary*