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J Vet Med Sci. 2009 Sep;71(9):1221-3.

Simultaneous aortic body tumor and pulmonary histiocytic sarcoma in a flat-coated retriever.

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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan.

Abstract

A case of multiple primary tumors observed in the heart base and in the lung of a 7-year-old intact female, flat-coated retriever was reported. Morphological differences between both tumors and detailed immunohistochemical study revealed that the cardiac neoplasm was as a malignant aortic body tumor and the lung tumor was a pulmonary histiocytic sarcoma. The occurrence of aortic body tumor with other primary neoplasms has been previously reported in animals suggesting that this might be a common presentation in dogs.

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