Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 32-35

Malignant histiocytosis in a cat case report

E. Trost, MariaT. Ramos, AdrianoK. Masuda, EduardoL. dos Anjos, BrunoG. M. C. M. Cunha, MarinaL. Graça, Dominguita

A crossbred 14-year-old castrated male cat had a history of lethargy, anorexia and weight loss of one month evolution. On clinical examination, anemia, emaciation, jaundice and a large mass in the abdomen were detected. Ultrasonography revealed hepatomegaly and a single splenic mass. The cat was submitted to biopsy and euthanatized during the surgical procedure. The diagnosis of malignant histiocytosis was achieved on the basis of the clinical presentation, histopathologic and immunoistochemical findings.

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