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Title: Alimentary lymphoma in a cat
Authors: Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi/Veteriner Fakültesi.
Karakuş, Adil Ömer
Kasap, Sevim
Mutlu, Ayşe Meriç
Tavus, Melike Akbala
Salcı, Hakan
Sönmez, Gürsel
Keywords: Alimentary
Issue Date: 18-May-2018
Publisher: Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi
Citation: Karakuş, A. Ö. vd. (2018). "Alimentary lymphoma ın a cat". Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, 37(2), 159-162.
Abstract: Lymphoma is the most common feline malignant tumor, and the alimentary form is the most common seen form. Alimentary form in the cat typically involves lesions of the small intestine, stomach, mesenteric lymph nodes, and liver. The disease is often reported in cats between 1 and 20 (mean 13 years) years. A 3-year-old domestic male cat was admitted to Uludağ University Animal Hospital due to chronic weight loss, loss of appetite, diarrhea and vomiting traced back to 15 days. Abdominal ultrasonography was performed and a large solid mass was spotted in the cranial abdomen. During the treatment, the cat developed respiratory stress, shock and died 2 days after. In light of the clinical symptoms, ultrasonography, necropsy and histopathological findings; small-cell-alimentary lymphoma was diagnosed for the 3-year-old cat. It can be interpreted that small cell (lymphocytic) alimentary lymphoma is seen rarely in younger cats and seldom
ISSN: 1301-3173
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