Tag Archives: Feline

Feline Infectious Peritonitis – neurotropic

Feline Infectious Peritonitis- neurotropic History: A 7 month old female intact DSH kitten had neurologic signs and seizures in the past few months (Along with several others from a shelter).  This particular kitten presented for circling and ataxia. Gross Findings: Gross lesions … Continue reading

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Diffuse soft tissue mineralization in a cat

Diffuse Soft Tissue Mineralization in a Cat Contributer: C. Ganta History: A five month old female domestic short hair cat had chronic cough which was non-responsive to antibiotics or vaccines. Tracheal wash bacterial culture was negative, mycoplasma by PCR was … Continue reading

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Splenic Hemangisarcoma in a Cat

Splenic Hemangiosarcoma in a cat: History: A 13 year old cat was was diagnosed with anemia and an abdominal mass. A fine needle aspirate cytology was consistent with a mesenchymal neoplasia. Gross Findings: Histopathology: Spleen: There are broad sheets of … Continue reading

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Aplasia of the Major Duodenal Papilla in a Feline

  Aplasia of the Major Duodenal Papilla or Bile Duct Atresia in a feline kitten History: A 2 month old kitten died acutely with no previous clinical signs. FIV and FeLV tests were negative. Gross Lesions: The kitten was very … Continue reading

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Histoplasmosis in a Cat- Histoplasma capsulatum

History: A 4 year old cat had been inappetant for 3 weeks with normal CBC/ CHEM. It was treated with Depo-Medrol and 2 weeks later was severely dyspneic and had anisocoria. Gross Findings: Lungs: Multifocal to coalescing granulomas throughout the … Continue reading

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