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Unilateral anal sacculectomy for anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma with urethral involvement

The patient presented to a veterinary hospital with a month-long history of ‘scooting’ and a right-sided anal gland mass. A diagnosis of a stage 2 anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma was confirmed, and the patient underwent a right-sided anal sacculectomy. There was involvement of the urethra and adherence to the rectum and a subsequent urethral incision was necessary, which was surgically repaired at the time of surgery. The patient was hospitalised for several weeks postoperatively for...

The regurgitating kitten

Vascular ring anomalies present in young patients and will inhibit growth and development. Therefore it is essential that these patients have the...

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