Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 132-137

Renal cell carcinoma with cutaneous metastasis in a dog

H. Carvalho, PabloG. Conceição, LissandroShmitz Duarte, TatianaCristina Ferrarini Nunes Soares Hage, MariaS. Barros, MárciaC. L. Moreira, JoséL. Amorim, RenéePinczowski, Pedro

The present report describes the occurrence of skin metastasis in a dog with primary renal carcinoma. The clinical findings included progressive weight loss, inappetence, palpable abdominal mass and cutaneous tumor. The histopathological examination was carried out after unilateral nephrectomy and was confirmed by immunohistochemistry. The immunohistochemical and histopathological findings characterized this case as renal cell carcinoma with skin metastasis.

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