Abstract:Trichogranuloma is characterized by a foreign body-type granulomatous inflammatory process resulting from the presence of hair fragments in the dermis. We report a case of a two-year-old male cat, presenting pain and an increase in volume in the right pelvic limb. Physical examination revealed a nodular lesion that drained a purulent secretion. The diagnosis of trichogranuloma was made based on clinical findings and histological changes. Trichogranulomas are rare in animals and humans; they are usually an occu… Show more
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