A Case of Intranasal Hemangioma and Concurrent Tetracycline-induced Ulcerative Gastritis in Dogs


  • College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Ludhiana, Punjab, 141 004, India
  • College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Ludhiana, Punjab, 141 004
  • College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ludhiana, Punjab, 141 004, India


Incidence of drug-induced gastritis and ulceration in human medicine is well established. Besides, unilateral hemangioma, a unique concurrent case of tetracycline induced gastric toxicity in a dog, characterized by gastritis and ulceration is being reported here. Grossly, the appearance of gastric ulcers mimicked the appearance of Italian pizza. Histological examination further supported drug-induced etiology in this case. This is probably the one of the few cases in the annals of veterinary medicine to be documented as drug-induced gastric toxicity in dog.


Dogs, doxycycline, gastritis, histopathology, tetracyclines

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