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Melanoma of the iris, ciliary body and choroid in a dog's Poodle / Melanoma de íris, corpo ciliar e coroide em um cão da raça Poodle

Corrêa, Luis Felipe Dutra; Chaves, Rafael Oliveira; Oliveira, Marília Teresa de; Feranti, João Pedro Scusssel; Copat, Bruna; Polidoro Neto, Dakir Nilton; Pippi, Ney Luis; Brun, Maurício Veloso.
Acta Sci. vet.; 44(supl): 01-04, 2016. ilus
Artigo em Português | VETINDEX | ID: vti-482957


Background: Melanoma is a primary ocular neoplasm that may affect the iris, ciliary body, the choroid coat and others components of the eye. The ocular melanomas have a low metastatic level in dogs when compared to cats. Old animals are more affected than the young ones and there is no breed predilection. A complete eye examination and ocular ultrasound will lead to the diagnosis that will be further confirmed through histopathology. Current treatment of choice is based on the size and the structures involved by the tumor that can range from local resection to orbital exenteration. The objective of this study is to report a case of iris melanoma involving the ciliary body and the choroid coat of a Poodle, emphasizing its clinical manifestation, diagnosis and treatment. Case: This study reports a case of an intact male canine Poodle, 15 years old, weighing 5 kg that was referred for care to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil. The owner initially presented a history of a progressive increase dark-colored intraocular volume in the right eye iris of the dog. On the clinical examination, no abnormality was found. On the ophthalmic examination, the right eye possessed misshapen pupil, hyperemia ocular conjunctiva (+) and diffuse corneal opacity (+) with paracentral pigmentation between 7-10 hour. On biomicroscopic examination, using a [...](AU)
Biblioteca responsável: BR68.1
Localização: BR68.1