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Vet. Sci. 2018, 5(1), 9;

A Case Report of Disseminated Canine Histiocytic Sarcoma in Trinidad and Tobago

The School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
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Received: 7 November 2017 / Revised: 13 December 2017 / Accepted: 12 January 2018 / Published: 19 January 2018
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Ocular histiocytic sarcomas (as a presenting part of disseminated histiocytic sarcoma) are not commonly diagnosed. A 10-year-old female intact Rottweiler presented to the School of Veterinary Medicine, Trinidad with buphthalmia and pain in the left eye. The cornea of the left eye appeared diffusely opaque with a conjunctival mucopurulent ocular discharge. A thorough ophthalmic assessment identified an intraocular proliferative tumor to which a unilateral enucleation was performed, however the animal died soon after. Post mortem examination and light microscopy revealed that the intraocular lesion with visceral macro-metastases was in fact a histiocytic sarcoma. Further to this, immune-phenotyping was performed to confirm the diagnosis of disseminated histiocytic sarcoma. This is the first time such a tumor has been diagnosed in Trinidad and Tobago. View Full-Text
Keywords: ocular tumor; canine disseminated histiocytic sarcoma; immunohistochemistry ocular tumor; canine disseminated histiocytic sarcoma; immunohistochemistry

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Rajh, S.; Acevedo, K.F.; Williams, G.; Pargass, I.; Bally, A.; Suepaul, R. A Case Report of Disseminated Canine Histiocytic Sarcoma in Trinidad and Tobago. Vet. Sci. 2018, 5, 9.

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