Concurrent Transitional Meningioma and Ceruminous Gland Adenocarcinoma in a Scottish Wildcat Hybrid (Felis silvestris)

S.J. Drew, D. Perpiñán, J. Baily

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Abstract

Summary The Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris) is an iconic and endangered subpopulation of the European wildcat (F. silvestris silvestris). There is much research devoted to the ecology, genetics and conservation of this animal, but little published information on pathology and disease. The investigation and reporting of such information is vital to furthering understanding of the effects of hybridization, a factor that is crucial if we are to secure a future for the Scottish wildcat. This report describes the clinical presentation, gross post-mortem and histological findings in an elderly Scottish wildcat hybrid with concurrent transitional meningioma and ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-257
JournalJournal of Comparative Pathology
Volume154
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

Keywords

  • ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma
  • European wildcat
  • Felis silvestris silvestris
  • meningioma

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