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Multi Centric Lymphoma in a Basset Hound

M.Chandrasekar, D.Sumathi, M.B.Thilagar, K.G.Tirumurugaan, S.Vairamuthu and M.G.Jayathangaraj

Centre for Advanced Faculty Training in Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai - 600 007, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal June 2019 : 96 (6) - pages 64 to 65
(Received: December, 2018, Accepted: January, 2019)


Canine lymphoma is a type of malignancy involving the lymphocytes. It is one of the most common neoplasms encountered among the dog population. A nine year old Basset hound male dog weighing 27 kg was presented at the Small Animal Medicine outpatient unit of the Madras Veterinary College with a history of impaired vision, brisket oedema, scrotal oedema and respiratory distress. Radiography, Ultrasonography along with ne needle aspiration biopsy and lymph node biopsy conrmed the case as multicentric lymphoma with extra nodal lesions in the eye. The animal was treated using a combination of chemotherapeutic agents as per the of Madison Wisconsin University (UW) - Chemotherapy protocol.

Key Words: lymph node, Multicentric lymphoma, Ultrasonography

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