A claw bed inverted squamous papilloma (ISP) presented clinically as a swollen digit in a dog. Canine papillomavirus (CPV) type 2 was amplified by PCR and localised to the papilloma’s epidermis using in situ hybridisation. This is the first report demonstrating a claw bed ISP caused by CPV.

Keywords: Canine patients; Canine papillomavirus; claw bed

Written By: Ana R. Resendes