Surgical management of ocular squamous cell carcinoma in buffaloes: A report of 4 cases
K Manoj Kuma and N Mohammed Sharif
Four cases of ocular squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) in the buffalos were presented to veterinary Hospital, Vinamur. Lesions showed different clinical aspects (cauliflower-shape masses and/or papilloma-like growths), protruding through the palpebral fissure placed at the level of the nictitating membrane or the sclera-conjunctival junction. The neoplastic out growths were resected under lignociane hydrochloride (2%) with peterson nerve block. Histopathological examination revealed proliferating epithelial cells with concentrating layer of keratin forming cell nest.