Case study: Surgical Approach to Remove Subcutaneous Mass Tumors in a Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster (Phodopus campbelli)
M. Fakhrul Ulum,(1) Sri Nofrianti Handayani,(2) Yulia Riza,(2) Ranti Asryyuni,(2) Ekowati Handaryani.(3)
1Division of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bogor Agricultural University
2Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Student, Bogor Agricultural University
3Division of Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bogor Agricultural University
In this case report, we have documented a 1,3 years old campbell’s dwarf hamster that have tumor at lateral left and right subcutaneous mass of abdomen region. The size of left tumor is ± 1,5 cm whereas right tumor is ± 2.0 cm. That swollen becomes greater in 2 last month later. Base on this condition, the minor surgery to eliminate the tumors with different anesthetic agents. The radiographic image taken to observe the metastatic occurs in another organ. The diagnosis of the mass tumors after histopatopatogy investigation is Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma (MFH) and giant cell variant.
Key words: Campbell’s dwarf hamster, Giant cell variant, Ketamine, Malignant Fibous Histiocytom, Phodopus campbelli, Radiography, Surgery, Xylazine, Zoletil
P 19. The Proceeding of the 1st Congress of South East Asia Veterinary School Association (SEAVSA) 2010. IPB ICC, Bogor-Indonesia, July 20-22, 2010 p177-179.