Spontaneous abdominal hemangiosarcoma in a ferret.

Spontaneous abdominal hemangiosarcoma in a ferret. J Toxicol Pathol. 2019 Oct;32(4):283-287 Authors: Nakamura SI, Tsukahara T Abstract Herein, we describe the case of a 6-year-old female ferret that died within a few days of the onset of anorexia and reduced spontaneous locomotor activity. Necropsy revealed a dark red abdominal mass of unknown origin between the right lobes of the pancreas and the proximal jejunum, with massive blood retention in the peritoneal cavity. Histopathologically, spindle-shaped or sometimes polygonal tumor cells were proliferating with irregularly shaped vascular spaces containing blood components and surrounding-tissue infiltration. In some areas, tumor cells formed distinctly dilated blood vessel-like structures. Immunohistochemically, most of the tumor cells were strongly positive for CD31, but factor VIII-related antigen immunoreactivity was confined to the area with dilated blood vessel-like structures. Based on these findings, the tumor was diagnosed as an abdominal hemangiosarcoma. Abdominal hemangiosarcoma excluding cases of the liver and spleen are rare in ferrets. PMID: 31719755 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Toxicologic Pathology - Category: Toxicology Tags: J Toxicol Pathol Source Type: research

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