Surgical management of rare Case of Fibrosarcoma in a Budgerigar

M.S. Sabarish Babu, Nitin J.D. Souza, Sindhu G. Nair


Fibrosarcomas are common tumours in budgerigars and accounts for 16 % of all the neoplasms. These tumours may be subcutaneous or more deeply located in underlying tissue, and often appear fixed and proliferative with a nodular, red surface (Graham, 1991). They tend to be locally invasive and often recur with conservative surgical excision. Surgical excision followed by both radiation and chemotherapy has been reported with some success (Reece, 1997).



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