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February 2009

Dog: Lipid-rich mammary carcinoma

Detailed information.

HISTORY:

Female dog.

Mammary gland. Skin. H&E (x4).

DESCRIPTION:

Infiltration of superficial dermis, dermo-epidermal junction and epidermis of neoplastic lipid-rich cells, arranged in nests. Massive embolization of dermal superficial lymphatics.

MORPHOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS:

Lipid-rich mammary carcinoma

AUTHOR:

Laura Peña DVM, PhD, ECVP

Diplomate,Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary School . Complutense University.

28040 Madrid – Spain

EDITOR:

José María Nieto