Melanoma intraocular em rottweiler: Relato de caso
Alternative titleIntraocular melanoma in rottweiler: Case report
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Among the ocular neoplasias, the melanoma is the most commom found in dogs. The intraocular melanoma can originate of the previous uvea, iris, the ciliary body or choroid. A three-year-old female Rottweiler was attended, with complaint of conjuntival hyperemia in the right eye. Transpalpebral ultrasound was indicated and also cytology aspiration, diagnosing a melanoma. It was recommended the enucleation of the affected eye, made eight months after the diagnosis, due to reluctance of the owner. No signs of metastasis were observed.
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Da Silva Filho, Edgar Ferreira et al. Melanoma intraocular em rottweiler: Relato de caso. Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, v. 7, n. SUPPL. 1, p. 418-419, 2013. Available at: <http://hdl.handle.net/11449/220027>.