Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 70-72

Sebaceous epithelioma in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

Bonel-Raposo, JosianeF. Silveira, Matheusde O. Gamba, ConradoB. Spader, MelissaN. Guim, ThomasD. Schuch, IsabelF. Corrêa, BrunaS. Ladeira, RobertoG. Fernandes, Cristina

An eight years-old male ferret presented a ventral abdominal nodular mass near the inguinal region. On clinical examination, a warty nodular mass in the abdomen was detected and the ferret was submitted to excisional biopsy by surgical procedure. At histopathology, adenomatous structures with preponderance of basophilic reserve cells, some sebocytes and showing squamous differentiation were observed. The diagnosis of sebaceous epithelioma was established based on clinical presentation and histopathologic findings. The animal recovered and at the moment no complication was reported.

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