Neoplasia of the Nictitating Membrane in A Domestic Short- Haired Cat based on Cytology of Fine Needle Aspiration

Authors

  • Fatimah Alaydrus
  • Lita Rakhma Yustinasari
  • Juliano Mwenda Ntoruru

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16858

Keywords:

cat, cytology, neoplasia, nictitant membrane

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

Fatimah Alaydrus

Veterinary Practitioner, Maha Pet Care Clinic, Jln. Phh Mustofa Surapati Core F-20, Bandung, Indonesia

Lita Rakhma Yustinasari

Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia

Juliano Mwenda Ntoruru

Research Assistant, Meru University of Science and Technology, Kenya

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Fatimah Alaydrus, Lita Rakhma Yustinasari, & Juliano Mwenda Ntoruru. (2021). Neoplasia of the Nictitating Membrane in A Domestic Short- Haired Cat based on Cytology of Fine Needle Aspiration. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 1134-1136. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16858