Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma in a Cat


Karakurum M. Ç. , Pekcan Z., Ozmen O.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.15, no.6, pp.983-986, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.983-986

Abstract

Melanomas are neoplasia of melanocytes and melanoblasts which may in benign or malign character. Malign melanoma is typically considered as a rare neoplasm in cats. In this case report, the clinical and histopathological findings of cutaneous malignant melanoma was reported in a sixteen year-old cat. At the same time, this is the first report of cutaneous malignant melanoma in a cat in Turkey..