Homeopathic Treatment of Oral Papillomatosis in Dogs (Canis familiaris) - Case Report - Count
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Veterinary Medicine | Brazil | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Homeopathic Treatment of Oral Papillomatosis in Dogs (Canis familiaris) - Case Report

Ana Catarina Viana Valle, Aloisio Cunha de Carvalho

Canine oral papillomatosis is a disease caused by the papillomavirus that affects young dogs or immunocompromised animals. Papillomatosis results in verrucous lesions in the oral mucosa, causing discomfort, difficulty in chewing and/or swallowing, and, in some cases, predisposing to the development of oral carcinomas in this species. In general, this disease is self - limiting and has spontaneous regression within five months. However, some animals do not evolve well, and more invasive treatments are needed. In this context, integrative therapies, especially homeopathy, are increasing in interest in the medical and veterinary clinical routine. Thuya occidentalis, for example, is often indicated to treat papillomatosis in humans and animals and has proven efficacy. This plant has antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties and is widely used for treating condylomatous and verrucous skin lesions. In addition, Viscum album L. contains several biologically active substances, most of which play a substantial role in cancer treatment due to their apoptotic, immunomodulatory, and cytotoxic effects. Therefore, this article aimed to report the oral papillomatosis treatment in two young dogs of different breeds using homeopathic therapy. It combined injectable and oral administration of T. occidentalis with injectable V. album, showing excellent results in disease resolution.

Keywords: Papillomavirus, Homeopathy, Thuya occidentalis, Viscum album

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Pages: 487 - 491

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Ana Catarina Viana Valle, Aloisio Cunha de Carvalho, "Homeopathic Treatment of Oral Papillomatosis in Dogs (Canis familiaris) - Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR21907103139, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021, 487 - 491

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