Clinical, microscopic, and molecular aspects of canine leproid granuloma in the United States.

@article{Foley2002ClinicalMA,
  title={Clinical, microscopic, and molecular aspects of canine leproid granuloma in the United States.},
  author={Janet E. Foley and Dori L Borjesson and T L Gross and Courtney L Rand and Merrilee Needham and Abbott Poland},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={234-9}
}
Leproid granulomas from seven dogs in the United States were evaluated. Gross characteristics included nodular and ulcerated dermal and subcutaneous lesions primarily on the caudal aspects of the pinnae and to a lesser extent on the muzzle, face, and forelimbs. In all except one dog, there was complete regression of the lesions within 6 months, either with no therapy or after surgical resection. Cytology or histopathology revealed pyogranulomatous inflammation with few to many acid-fast… CONTINUE READING