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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Duodenal adenocarcinoma in a pug and its management: A case report

Author(s):
Kaarthick DT, Vishnugurubaran D, Ramkumar PK, Saravanan M, Prabu PC, Santhiya S and Sridhar KS
Abstract:
A three years old pug was presented to the Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu with the history of showing praying posture, chronic emesis and melena for past two weeks. On clinical examination, animal was dull and depressed with pale mucous membrane. On physical examination, pain evinced on palpating the abdomen and fluid filled sac on abdomen was observed. Blood samples were collected for whole blood and serum biochemistry examination. On ultrasonography, sac with distension of stomach and duodenal wall thickening was noticed. On contrast radiography, stomach contents are stagnant like a pouch followed by narrowed duodenal lumen with ulcerative irregular lumen margin was noticed. Exploratory celiotomy revealed the presence of tumour in the intestine and it was removed surgically. Histopathology revealed the presence of Duodenal adenocarcinoma. The animal showed uneventful recovery and no evidence of recurrence.
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How to cite this article:
Kaarthick DT, Vishnugurubaran D, Ramkumar PK, Saravanan M, Prabu PC, Santhiya S and Sridhar KS. Duodenal adenocarcinoma in a pug and its management: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1369-1370.

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