Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Leiomioma de vesícula biliar em cão

Sant’Ana, F.J.F.Serakides, R.Nascimento, E.F.

This report describes the pathological findings of a leiomyoma in the gall bladder of a female 11-year-old Doberman dog. The animal underwent euthanasia due to the poor prognosis of an osteosarcoma of the skull. Grossly, there was a firm smooth whitish nodule in the gall bladder with 0.5 centimeter in diameter. Histologically the nodule was composed of isomorphic and well differentiated leiomyocytes arranged in bundles. The diagnosis was confirmed by Van Gieson staining.

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