Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 8

Pinnal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats: A Report of 4 Cases

Sumanth Bedre M 1*, Gavin Damian Furtado 1 and Sairam R2

1Senior Veterinarian, Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) India, Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India
2Veterinary Healthcare Company, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding Author: Sumanth Bedre M, Senior Veterinarian, Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) India, Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India.

Received: June 27, 2022; Published: July 08, 2022

Abstract

Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common cutaneous tumour seen in cats. Four cats were presented to Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) India, with a history of ulceration, thickening and crusting lesions on the ear pinnae. Histopathological examination of the biopsy samples confirmed squamous cell carcinoma. Hematology, serum biochemistry was performed and thoracic radiographs were taken in all four cases. In addition to squamous cell carcinoma, actinic dermatitis lesions were detected in the contralateral ear of one of the cases. Radical pinnectomy was performed in all the cases. All the cats recovered without any complications.

 

Keywords: Actinic Dermatitis; Cat; Ear; Radical Pinnectomy; Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Citation

Citation: Sumanth Bedre M.,et al. “Pinnal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats: A Report of 4 Cases". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.8 (2022): 32-35.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Sumanth Bedre M., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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