Tag Archives: Canine

Haemophagocytic syndrome in a dog

Haemophagocytic syndrome in a dog History: A 4 year old female spayed Border Collie mix had a 10 day history of refractory IMHA/ ITP with possible DIC.  She had abdominal effusion which was determined to be a modified transudate. Gross Lesions: … Continue reading

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Amyloidosis and Diabetes in a dog

Amyloidosis and Diabetes in a dog History: A twelve year old castrated male Miniature Schnauzer was presented with diabetic ketoacidosis and a 48 hour history of vomiting, polyuria, and polydypsia.   The dog also had a chronic history of urinary tract infection. … Continue reading

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Luteinizing follicular cyst in a dog

Luteinizing follicular cyst in a dog History: Tissue from an 11 month old female Great Dane.  The tissue was removed during a routine spay surgery and submitted for histopath due to abnormal appearance. Ovary:  In each section examined there are primary … Continue reading

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Epidural steatitis and vertebral osteomyelitis in a dog

Epidural steatitis and vertebral osteomyelitis in a dog   History:  A 1 year old spayed female bulldog mix canine became acutely non-ambulatory, and both rear limbs were hyporeflexive. Gross Necropsy: There was a 7 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm abscess … Continue reading

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Interstitial Cell Tumor in a dog

Interstitial Cell Tumor in a dog History:  The testicles from an 11 year old male German Shepherd were submitted for histopathology after castration. The dog had been showing signs of feminization and endocrine disease such as flank alopecia, pruritis, enlarged mammae, small … Continue reading

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