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Ocular Transmissible Venereal Tumor in Dogs - Review of Three Case

M. Shiju Simon, A. Methai, B. Gowri, K. Krishnakumar and N. Pazhanivel

Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital, TANUVAS, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai 600 051, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal March 2020: 97 (3) - pages 57 to 59
(Received: November, 2019, Accepted: December, 2019)


Three intact male mongrel dogs were presented with the history of mass protruded from the left upper eyelid and cornea since three to four weeks. Ophthalmic examination of two cases revealed left upper eyelids were swollen with punctate haemorrhages and several lobulated masses. In another case a cherry like mass protruded from the left cornea. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) and impression smears conrmed as transmissible venereal tumor. Vincristine sulfate was administered weekly @ 0.025 mg/ kg, BW, intravenously for four weeks and the regression of mass noticed

Key Words: Dog, ocular transmissible venereal tumor, extra genital TVT

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