What is feline chronic gingivostomatitis?

Severe inflammation of the oral cavity in cats can be found in the literature under different names, but the term gingivostomatitis indicates general inflammation of the gingiva and non-gingival oral mucosa, especially at the back of the oral cavity. Although it seems relatively rare, the complexity of the syndrome and its painful nature make it one of the most challenging diagnostic and therapeutic problems in feline medicine.

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