Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumor in a Pug: Surgical Management and Histopathological Findings

Merlin Mamachan1, Manjusha KM1*, Amitha Banu S1, Khan Sharun1, Maiti SK1, Neha2, Faslu Rahman A T2 and Kumar P2

1Division of Surgery, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Division of Pathology, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Manjusha KM, Division of Surgery, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: March 08, 2024Published: March 28, 2024


Mast cell tumors (MCTs) account for 7-20% of canine cutaneous neoplasms. A six-year-old female pug was presented with a history of progressively developed swelling between the left caudal abdominal and inguinal mammary glands for two months. On clinical examination, an ulcerating hard mass was found protruding from the left lower abdomen. Cytological examination of the mass using fine needle aspiration cytology suggested cutaneous MCT. The surgical resection of the mass was performed under general anaesthesia. Histopathological findings revealed round cell tumor containing conspicuous granules and confirmed it as grade I MCT with no signs of malignancy. Postoperatively, antibiotics and analgesics were administered for seven days. The animal made an uneventful recovery.

Keywords: Mast Cell Tumor; Pug; Surgical Excision; Histopathological Grading


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Citation: Manjusha KM., et al. “Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumor in a Pug: Surgical Management and Histopathological Findings". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 6.4 (2024): 71-74.


Copyright: © 2024 Manjusha KM., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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