Case Report
Volume 6 Issue 11 - 2021
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Causing Spinal Compression in a Cat
Cláudia Soares Cardoso*
Villapet, Centro Veterinário de Diagnóstico Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal
*Corresponding Author: Cláudia Soares Cardoso, Villapet, Centro Veterinário de Diagnóstico Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal.
Received: September 16, 2021; Published: October 13, 2021




Abstract

A 9 years old DSH cat was presented with tetraparesis with front limbs extension and unable to walk. The CT scan revealed spinal cord compression due to a mass in the dorsal occipital-atlas region. Surgical treatment was performed. The mass was histopathologically diagnosed as a squamous cell carcinoma. The cat recovers to normal neurological function after the surgery.

Keywords: Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Spinal Compression; Cat

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Citation: Cláudia Soares Cardoso. “Squamous Cell Carcinoma Causing Spinal Compression in a Cat”. EC Veterinary Science 6.11 (2021): 01-05.

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