Sclerosing odontogenic carcinoma in the mandible of a horse.

Francina Barcelo, Padraig Kelly, S. J. Sharpe, A Ayoub, J. C. Patterson-Kane, Patrick Pollock

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Abstract

A 15-year-old Cob mare was presented for investigation of a mandibular mass. Radiography identified an oval shaped mass occupying the intramandibular space, with a heterogeneous osseous opacity throughout the left hemimandible. Histopathology combined with immunohistochemistry was consistent with a diagnosis of sclerosing odontogenic carcinoma, which to date has only been described, rarely, in human patients. The mass was removed using a mandibular-sparing surgical technique allowing preservation of the dental arcade. Follow up five years after surgery confirmed no signs of regrowth. This case report describes the successful treatment of a previously unreported mandibular neoplasm in the horse.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e53-e57
Number of pages5
JournalEquine Veterinary Education
Volume31
Issue number9
Early online date13 Aug 2018
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 13 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • Odontogenic
  • carcinoma
  • horse
  • mandibular
  • neoplasia
  • resection

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