Author : Hassan, S.M.A.


Vulvar and vaginal tumors in Hawshar dogs

B.T. Abbas; S.M.A. Hassan; A.K. Saeed; D.M. Amin

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, Volume 32, Issue 1, Pages 67-72
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2018.153800

Twelve Hawshar bitches were (3-5 years in aged) examined clinically and vulvovaginal tumor masses were diagnosed histopathologically revealed the three types of tumor which include; (three cases of vulvovaginal diffuse small cell lymphoma, six cases of vaginal transmissible venereal tumor, and three cases of leiomyoma), these masses were removed surgically with local excision with or without episiotomy and recurrence of the tumor showed in some cases after following up for different duration. In conclusion, this study revealed that the age with physical condition of the dog were played an important role in cancer occurrence, and the surgical excision was not regarded as the ideal treatment especially in malignant tumor.