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Colonic Adenocarcinoma in a Dog - A Surgical Case Study

R. Uma Rani, S.R. Muthuram and N. Pazhanivel

Veterinary University Training and Diagnostic Centre, TANUVAS, Thirupparankundram, Madurai – 625 005, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal March 2020: 97 (3) - pages 48 to 50
(Received: October, 2019, Accepted: December, 2019)


A four year old Pomeranian male dog was brought with the history of having anorexia and not passing faeces since 15 and 6 days respectively. Abdominal radiography revealed distended intestinal loops cranial to the colon. It was suspected for colon obstruction and exploratory laparotomy was performed under general anaesthesia. Enterectomy of the affected part of the colon and enteroanaestomosis was performed. Histopathologically it was conrmed as adenocarcinoma

Key Words: Dog- Colon – Adenocarcinoma - Surgical management

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