catarrhal stomatitis

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catarrhal stomatitis

inflammation of the mouth. See simple stomatitis.


inflammation of the mucosa of the mouth. It may be caused by one of many diseases of the mouth or it may accompany another disease. Both gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and glossitis (inflammation of the tongue) are forms of stomatitis as are palatitis (or lampas in horses) and cheilitis (inflammation of lips). The specific identification of stomatitis is an important part of a clinical examination in a food animal because of the need to identify the highly infectious vesicular diseases and bluetongue.

angular stomatitis
superficial erosions and fissuring at the angles (commissures) of the mouth.
catarrhal stomatitis
diffuse erythema of lips, tongue, cheeks; causes some discomfort and unwillingness to eat.
contagious pustular stomatitis
erosive stomatitis
erosive-ulcerative stomatitis
advanced stage of stomatitis characterized by multiple erosions and deeper ulcers; complete anorexia results.
mycotic stomatitis
see mycotic stomatitis.
necrotic stomatitis of calves
see oral necrobacillosis.
papular stomatitis
see bovine papular stomatitis.
stomatitis-pneumoenteritis complex
proliferative stomatitis
a very rare disease of cattle said to be caused by a filterable agent and recorded only in association with such conditions as chlorinated naphthalene poisoning. The lesions are papular and may also occur on the teats.
vesicular stomatitis
stomatitis characterized by vesicular lesions which soon rupture to leave denuded areas which become infected, necrotic, even ulcerative. See also vesicular stomatitis, vesicular exanthema of swine, swine vesicular disease, foot-and-mouth disease.