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BackgroundEquine malignant melanoma (EMM) is a frequently occurring dermoepidermal tumor in grey horses. Currently available therapies are either challenging or inefficient. Betulinic acid (BA), a naturally occurring triterpenoid, is a promising compound for cancer treatment. To evaluate the...

Author(s)
Weber, L. A.; Meißner, J.; Delarocque, J.; Kalbitz, J.; Feige, K.; Kietzmann, M.; Michaelis, A.; Paschke, R.; Julia, M.; Pratscher, B.; Cavalleri, J. M. V.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 44, pp (5 February 2020)
Abstract

Background: Studies on the molecular genetics of horse skin pigmentation have typically focused on very few genes and proteins. In this study, we used Illumina sequencing to determine the global gene expression profiles in horses with white-colored coats and those with black-colored coats, with the ...

Author(s)
Li Bei; He XiaoLong; Zhao YiPing; Bai DongYi; Shiraigo, W.; Zhao QiNan; Manglai, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Hereditas, 2018, 155, 13, pp (29 September 2017)
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Melanoma is a common neoplasm in horses, with a high rate of incidence in the perineum and ventral tail. Surgical excision is often recommended to remove such masses and can be achieved in the standing horse either via local infiltration of local anaesthetic, or via epidural administration of a...

Author(s)
Bird, A. R.; Morley, S. J.; Sherlock, C. E.; Mair, T. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 11, pp 567-574
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A 7-year-old grey horse was referred to Kyungpook National University Veterinary Teaching Hospital due to two slowly growing pigmented masses located on her tail. At presentation, about 2 cm in diameter round dome-shaped masses with firm consistency were visualized and palpated one on the dorsal...

Author(s)
Jeong HyoHoon; Kwon YoungSam
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2020, 40, 1, pp 130-132
Abstract

A 7-year-old grey horse that had a history of inappetence, weight loss, weakness, dyspnoea, coughing and intermittent colic was examined post-mortem. A melanoma, confirmed histologically, was found in the right adrenal gland and had eroded into the posterior vena cava. Thoracic metastases were also ...

Author(s)
Hablolvarid, M. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 1, pp 8-11
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Background: Vitiligo and melanoma are relatively common disorders in grey Pura Raza Español horses and other horse breeds with grey-coloured coats. Objectives: To determine the breed prevalence, environmental risks factors and estimate the genetic parameters for vitiligo and melanoma in Pura Raza...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Guerrero, M. J.; Solé, M.; Azor, P. J.; Sölkner, J.; Valera, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 5, pp 606-611
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Melanomas are cutaneous neoplasms, originating in melanocytes. These neoplasms are referred to as melanocytic lesions, and are classified as melanocytic nevus, anaplastic melanoma and dermal melanoma. In equines, they are more frequent in animals of tordilha coat. The objective of this study was to ...

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Alberti, T. dos S.; Zamboni, R.; Venancio, F. da R.; Scheid, H. V.; Bermann, C. dos S.; Raffi, M. B.; Sallis, E. S. V.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2019, 29, 1, pp 129-134
Abstract

Cutaneous melanoma is a neoplasm originating from melanocytes. In equines, a variable incidence of 6 to 14% of the total tegumentary neoplasms. The occurrence of metastasis is uncommon. In this sense, the objective was to describe a case of metastatic cutaneous melanoma in the equine species. A...

Author(s)
Borges, I. L.; Lima, T. de S.; Vale, R. G.; Borges, P. A. C.; Batista, J. S.; Filgueira, K. D.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2017, 11, 1, pp 32-38
Abstract

A retrospective study of skin diseases in horses observed through clinical records Ambulatory Large Animal Clinical Service of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Cordoba, Colombia, from June 2007 to December 2015 was performed, with the aim to determine the frequency of skin...

Author(s)
Cardona-Álvarez, J.; González-Tóus, M.; Jiménez-Álvarez, I.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2017, 27, 3, pp 172-179
AbstractFull Text

Melanoma is a malignant neoplasm of melanocytes which produce melanin, responsible for skin pigmentation, described in various animal species and in humans. In equines, this tumor type represents a large part of the mainly in fur animals; but there is no racial and sexual predilection, and age is...

Author(s)
Pontes, K. M. de O.; Melo, M. M. O. de; Sobral, M. H. N. R.; Vago, P. B.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2019, 29, 2, pp 110-117

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