- BILATERALLY SYMMETRICAL VENTRAL LINGUAL ULCERS
- Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
- ULCER, ULCERATION/INFLAMMATION
- Ventral lingual ulcers in the dog occur as a result of increased amounts of BUN in uremic animals. The urea exudes through oral mucosa, diffusing into the saliva, which essentialy becomes an "ammonia bath" for the ventral tongue.