Craniomandibular osteopathy (CMO)

Craniomandibular Osteopathy (CMO) is a painful proliferative bone disease affecting dogs of both... more
Disease
Craniomandibular osteopathy (CMO) is a painful proliferative bone disease affecting dogs of both sexes less than 1 year of age. Clinically, the disease is characterized by intermittent episodes of concurrent fever and painful mandibular swelling. An X-ray examination will show mandibular bone proliferation. Commonly, the first signs of CMO disease onset are pain symptoms during feed uptake frequently accompanied by periods of fever.
Breed
Cairn Terrier, Scottish Terrier, West Highland White Terrier
Heredity
autosomal dominant with variable penetrance
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab
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