Frecuencia del tumor venéreo transmisible en caninos: Casuística del Laboratorio de Patología Veterinaria de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Periodo 1998 - 2004)

Translated title of the contribution: Frequency of the transmissible venereal tumour in dogs: Caseload in the Pathology Laboratory of the National University of San Marcos (period 1998-2004)

V. Narda Mendoza, Alfonso Enrique Victor Chavera Castillo, P. Néstor Falcón, C. Rosa Perales

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of Transmissible Venereal Tumour (TVT) in dogs from Lima city, during 1998 to 2004, to establish the relationship with sex, breed, and age, and to determine the organs most affected by the tumours. The cytology and histopathology records of the Pathology Laboratory (School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos) were analyzed. The frequency of TVT was 8.4% (78/925), and without sex effect. Crossbred dogs and dogs of one to five years of age were the most affected. The external genitalia were the most affected site (prepuce or penis in males and vulva or vagina in females). Extra genital lesions in the nasal, oral, and anal mucosa, skin, inguinal lymph nodules and spleen were also observed.

Translated title of the contributionFrequency of the transmissible venereal tumour in dogs: Caseload in the Pathology Laboratory of the National University of San Marcos (period 1998-2004)
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)42-47
Number of pages6
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume21
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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