Neoplasia of the Nictitating Membrane in A Domestic Short- Haired Cat based on Cytology of Fine Needle Aspiration
Keywords:cat, cytology, neoplasia, nictitant membrane
A 3-year-oldmaledomestic short-hairedcat was presented with the complain ofa dark red mass of the
nictitating membrane of the right eyecovered most of the cornea, mucopurulent eye secret, lost appetite,
medium dehydration, and cough. Physical examination was performed and showedhigh temperature (38,6°C).
Ultrasonographic examination was not performed due to tool limitations. Cytologyof fine-needle aspiration
masses suggested an ophthalmic neoplasm with the characteristic of neutrophils infiltration, multinecluated
giant cells, and cells having glanular cytoplasm.Enucleation bulbi was performed subsequentlyto exenteration
the eye and the contents of the orbit.
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