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1 June 2000 SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF ORAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA WITH INTRALESIONAL FLUOROURACIL IN A MALAYAN TAPIR (TAPIRUS INDICUS)
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An oral mass was observed in a Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus). Squamous cell carcinoma was diagnosed by histologic examination of a biopsy specimen. A series of intralesional injections using fluorouracil resulted in complete regression of the neoplasm with no recognized adverse effects.

Christine L. Miller, Richard S. Templeton, and Lorraine Karpinski "SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF ORAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA WITH INTRALESIONAL FLUOROURACIL IN A MALAYAN TAPIR (TAPIRUS INDICUS)," Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 31(2), 262-264, (1 June 2000). https://doi.org/10.1638/1042-7260(2000)031[0262:STOOSC]2.0.CO;2
Received: 14 July 1999; Published: 1 June 2000
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