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Background: Exfoliative dermatitis has been described in cats as a paraneoplastic skin disease associated with thymoma. There are anecdotal reports of cases without thymoma, with various suspected aetiologies. Hypothesis/Objectives: To identify common features, underlying causes, response to...

Author(s)
Linek, M.; Rüfenacht, S.; Brachelente, C.; Tscharner, C. von; Favrot, C.; Wilhelm, S.; Nett, C.; Mueller, R. S.; Mayer, U.; Welle, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2015, 26, 1, pp 40-e13
Abstract

A 7-year-old, castrated male, domestic shorthair cat presented with generalized exfoliative dermatitis, lethargy, anorexia and weight loss. Multiple skin scrapings taken at the time did not reveal any abnormalities. Skin histopathological examination was consistent with sebaceous adenitis or...

Author(s)
Cavalcanti, J. V. J.; Moura, M. P.; Monteiro, F. O.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2014, 16, 12, pp 1020-1023
Abstract

Background: Exfoliative dermatitis is a well-recognized cutaneous paraneoplastic syndrome (PNS) associated with thymoma in cats, of which the clinical and histopathological presentation has been well-characterized. Objectives: To describe a novel clinical skin manifestation associated with thymoma...

Author(s)
Fournier, Q.; Bavcar, S.; Philbey, A. W.; Smith, S.; Varjonen, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2019, 30, 4, pp 342-e98
Abstract

While surgery is the treatment of choice for thymomas, complete excision is not possible in a significant proportion of cases. For these patients, radiotherapy can be used as neoadjunctive, post-operative adjunctive or sole therapy. During radiotherapy, rapid biological clearance of tumour cells is ...

Author(s)
Bley, C. R.; Meier, V.; Schneider, U.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2018, 16, 3, pp 324-329
Abstract

Feline cutaneous paraneoplastic syndrome is a rare disorder associated mainly with pancreatic carcinoma and thymoma. In this report the authors describe the case of a 12-year-old cat with paraneoplastic exfoliative dermatitis associated with thymoma. Lateral radiographic examination of the chest...

Author(s)
Gójska-Zygner, O.; Karaś-Tęcza, J.; Lechowski, R.; Rodo, A.; Dolka, I.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2013, 41, 4, pp 255-259
Abstract

Feline exfoliative dermatitis is a rare skin disorder that is characterised by diffuse scaling and alopecia. The condition has been associated with thymomas but has been described without a thymoma. This article describes a case of feline exfoliative dermatitis with a cranial mediastinal mass...

Author(s)
Zhou ZiJin; Pieper, J. B.; Stern, A. W.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2016, 4, 2, pp e000336
Abstract

Thymectomy appears to be the treatment of choice for canine and feline thymomas, because at least seven out of ten tumours can be resected. The use of radiotherapy is an interesting alternative for highly invasive thymoma, with a positive response in the order of 75%. Only 25% of myasthenic dogs...

Author(s)
Ragetly, G.; Carette, F.; Poncet, C.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2014, 45, 347(Part 1), pp 30-34
Abstract

Objectives: Non-chylous lymphorrhagic pleural effusions are transudative effusions with a predominance of lymphocytes; however, they do not contain chylomicrons and therefore do not have the classical milky aspect of true chylous effusion. This type of effusion has been anecdotally associated with...

Author(s)
Probo, M.; Valenti, V.; Venco, L.; Paltrinieri, S.; Lavergne, E.; Trumel, C.; Bertazzolo, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 8, pp 767-771
Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to present an important, yet seldom skin disorder associated with thymic lymphoma in domestic cats. Feline thymoma is a rare neoplasia. Generally, the disease occurs in older cats and leads to the development of cutaneous paraneoplastic syndrome in the form of...

Author(s)
Gójska-Zygner, O.; Karaś-Tęcza, J.; Rodo, A.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 3, pp 204-207
Abstract

Objective: To report the use of low-pressure carbon dioxide insufflation during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for resection of a noninvasive thymoma in a cat with secondary myasthenia gravis. Study Design: Clinical case report. Animal: Client-owned cat. Methods: An 11-year-old castrated male ...

Author(s)
Griffin, M. A.; Sutton, J. S.; Hunt, G. B.; Pypendop, B. H.; Mayhew, P. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2016, 45, s1, pp O28-O33

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