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a soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal

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In cats, total ear meatus ablation is the preferred surgical option for ceruminous gland adenocarcinomas, resulting in a longer disease-free interval and lower recurrence rate.
purulent secretions in 4 external ear canals (of which, insipissated pus in 1 external ear canal), ceruminous secretions in 3 external ear canals, ulceration in 3 external ear canals and excessive hair that were grossly invisible in 4 external ear canals.
Histopathology of the left ear polyp confirmed moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of ceruminous gland origin (figure 3, A and B).
It has been proposed that these tumors arise from the ceruminous glands, which are modified apocrine glands with some eccrine functions.
INTRODUCTION: Ceruminous adenoma is a benign glandular neoplasm of ceruminous glands that arises solely from the external auditory canal.
Ceruminous adenoma accounts for <1% of all external ear tumors, usually affecting middle-aged (mean, 55 years) patients, without gender predilection.
1) Until recently, controversy over its histologic origin and debate concerning its appropriate designation have led to inappropriate diagnosis of this lesion as ceruminoma, ceruminous adenocarcinoma, ectopic salivary gland tumor, adenocarcinoma, and other entities.
Benign or malignant tumor can develop in external ear of dogs and cats, and arise from apocrine or ceruminous glands that line the ear.
Cerumen is a mixture of secretions produced by the sebaceous and ceruminous glands and substances such as desquamated epithelial cells, shed hairs, and foreign bodies.
Histologically the tumor was confirmed as ceruminous gland adenoma.
The accumulated cerumen is made up of a mixture of keratin debris and the secretory products of the ceruminous and sebaceous glands in the external auditory canal.
Systematically administered glucocorticods may help control the primary cause of inflammation, subsequent swelling or ceruminous gland hyperplasia that may occur with otitis externa (Morris, 2004).
Common primary neoplasms of the external auditory canal include ceruminous adenoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, ceruminous adenocarcinoma, and pleomorphic adenoma.
Bass (2004) stated that Labrador retrievers have increased apocrine and ceruminous glands which lead to excess glandular secretions (Fig.
The cartilaginous portion contains loosely bound skin with numerous sebaceous and ceruminous glands, while the bony portion has a thin skin that is densely adherent to the underlying periosteum.