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Aural neoplasia

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Introduction

  • There are few reports of neoplasia involving the inner ear, but neoplasia is found involving the canal and pinna.
  • Various types of tumors have been found, including squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Signs: swelling, ulceration, exudate.
  • Diagnosis: clinical signs
  • Treatment: excisional surgery may be possible depending on the location of the mass.
  • Prognosis: depends on the type of neoplasia.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Neoplasia involving the ear is not uncommon .
  • Several types of tumors have been found associated most frequently with the pinna, including squamous cell carcinoma .
  • Neoplastic changes are unilateral.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Fox-Alvarez W A, Moreno A R & Bush J (2015) Diagnosis and successful surgical removal of an aural ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo). J Exotic Pet Med 24 (3), 350-355 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Orcutt C & Tater K (2012) Dermatologic Diseases. In: Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents. 3rd edn. Eds: Quesenberry K E & Carpenter J W. Elsevier Saunders, USA. pp 122-131.

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