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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Gross morpho-histological diagnosis and surgical treatment of pilonidal cyst in a German shepherd

Author(s):
Kalaiselvan Elangovan, Swapan Kumar Maiti, Shivaraju Shivaramu, Yumpi Kamdak, Amitha Banu, Divya Mohan, Rajendran Manikandan, Murali Dinesh, Monalisa Sahoo and Naveen Kumar
Abstract:
Dermoid sinus is congenital condition occur in all species due to maldevelopment of skin and neural rube. A young German shepherd presented with an illness head itching. On general clinical examination fronto-parital region there was a quadri irregular swollen mass with two small opening within which tufts of hair protruded. A tentative diagnosis of multiple cutaneous Dermoid sinus was made despite the atypical location and breed. Histopathologically it was confirmed as dermoid/pilonidal cyst, characteristic of cystic lumen with sebaceous structures and hair. The dog was recovered uneventfully after radical surgical excision with a course of antibiotic, analgesic and antiallergic therapy.
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How to cite this article:
Kalaiselvan Elangovan, Swapan Kumar Maiti, Shivaraju Shivaramu, Yumpi Kamdak, Amitha Banu, Divya Mohan, Rajendran Manikandan, Murali Dinesh, Monalisa Sahoo and Naveen Kumar. Gross morpho-histological diagnosis and surgical treatment of pilonidal cyst in a German shepherd. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 459-462.

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