Adenocarcinoma of Nictitans Gland in a Cow- A Case Report


  • Suresh Kumar R.V.
  • Veena P.
  • Sankar P.
  • Dhanalakshmi N.
  • Kokila S.
  • Ch. Srilatha


Adenocarcinoma; Cow; Nictitans gland


A 7 year old cow was presented to the College of Veterinary Science clinic (Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati, India), with the history of growth appeared on the third eyelid of the left eye. The mass was surgically excised, and subjected to histopathological examination. Histopathological examination revealed lobules of irregular size and shape with proliferated cells, which were arranged as small tubules with or without necrotic centers. Cells were anaphylactic, large and irregular with hyperchromatic nuclei. Acini showed many layers of cells with papillary projections. Mitotic figures were also present.




How to Cite

Kumar R.V., S., P., V., P., S., N., D., S., K., & Srilatha, C. (2011). Adenocarcinoma of Nictitans Gland in a Cow- A Case Report. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research, 1(1), 24-25. Retrieved from



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