Iridophoroma associated with the Lemon Frost colour morph of the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
Paweł Szydłowski , Jan Madej , Magdalena Duda , Janusz Madej , Agnieszka Sikorska-Kopyłowicz , Anna Chełmońska-Soyta , Lucyna Ilnicka , Przemysław Duda
AbstractThe Lemon Frost is a new colour morph of the leopard gecko, which emerged in ca. 2015 as a result of selective breeding and spontaneous mutation. According to multiple breeders observation of Lemon Frost inbreeding with wild-type leopard geckos, Lemon Frost seems to be a codominant trait. Additionally breeders observed another, presumably associated trait - tumour-like skin lesions. Three private-owned Lemon Frost morph leopard geckos with tumour-like skin lesions were admitted to our clinic for examination, which included histopathology, X-ray and ultrasonography. The histopathological investigation of the biopsies indicated malignant iridophoroma; however, no changes were observed in diagnostic imaging. This research is the first report of clinical and histopathological findings of iridophoroma in leopard geckos.
|Journal series||Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, (N/A 140 pkt)|
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|License||Journal (articles only); published final; ; with publication|
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