Citation Drew SJ, Perpinan D & Baily J (2016) Concurrent Transitional Meningioma and Ceruminous Gland Adenocarcinoma in a Scottish Wildcat Hybrid (Felis silvestris). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 154 (2-3), pp. 253-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpa.2015.11.005
Abstract The Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris) is an iconic and endangered subpopulation of the European wildcat (F.silvestris silvestris). There is much research devoted to the ecology, genetics and conservation of this animal, but little published information on pathology and disease. The investigation and reporting of such information is vital to furthering understanding of the effects of hybridization, a factor that is crucial if we are to secure a future for the Scottish wildcat. This report describes the clinical presentation, gross post-mortem and histological findings in an elderly Scottish wildcat hybrid with concurrent transitional meningioma and ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma.
Keywords ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma; European wildcat; Felis silvestris silvestris; meningioma
Journal Journal of Comparative Pathology: Volume 154, Issue 2-3