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Transmissible Venereal Tumor associated with cutaneous metastasis and leishmaniasis in a bitch

Diamantino, Leidiane Uchôa Soares; Oliveira, Angélica Prado de; Andrade, Kaenna dos Santos; Santos, Marcos Wilker da Conceição; Pereira, Zayan Silva; Mendonça, Filipe Lucas de Melo; Vieira, Layze Cilmara Alves da Silva.
Acta sci. vet. (Online); 49(suppl.1): Pub. 639, May 12, 2021. ilus
Artigo em Inglês | VETINDEX | ID: vti-32240


Background: The Transmissible Venereal Tumor (TVT) is a round cell neoplasia, of contagious nature, common in the canine species, which mainly affects external genitalia. Despite metastasis being uncommon, the extragenital involvement canoccur via the lymphatic or hematogenous route to regional lymph nodes, skin, subcutaneous tissue, nasal and oral mucosa,as well as the central nervous system. When the location of the tumor is genital the clinical diagnosis can be conclusive,however if it presents extragenital forms, cytological or histopathological studies are necessary for the confirmation. Thiswork describes a case of TVT with cutaneous metastasis in a female dog with leishmaniasis.Case: A 3-year-old crossbred female dog was attended at the Small Animal Medical Clinic (CMPA) of the UniversityVeterinary Hospital (HVU) of the Federal University of West Bahia (UFOB), Barra Multidisciplinary Center. This neuteredbitch dewormed, never vaccinated, rescued from the streets at the age of two and a half, had a prior history of ehrlichiosisand pyometra. The owner reported apathy, anorexia, cachexia, depression and sternal decubitus of the animal, as wellas episodes of vomiting and recurrent fever. During the physical examination were observed respiratory and heart rateswithin normality ranges, with predominance of slightly pale mucous membranes, reactive left prescapular lymph node andsubcutaneous nodular mass, not adhered to the musculature, located in the medial portion of the thirteenth left rib. Werealso evidenced onychogryphosis, opaque, shineless and brittle fur, with pruritic and lichenified exfoliative dermatitis inthe left scapular region, ear tips and snout, presence of a discreet quantity of brownish-colored vulvar discharge with aputrid odor. In the cytological examination, was verified the presence of cells with characteristics of TVT located in thegenital mucosa, developing atypical...(AU)
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