Cutaneous Leiomyosarcoma with Multiple Visceral Metastases in a Domestic Pigeon

  title={Cutaneous Leiomyosarcoma with Multiple Visceral Metastases in a Domestic Pigeon},
  author={Tomasz Stenzel and Michał Gesek and Katarzyna Pazdzior-Czapula and Iwona Otrocka-Domagała and Andrzej Koncicki},
  journal={Avian Diseases},
  pages={274 - 278}
SUMMARY A clinical examination of a 4-yr-old fantail pigeon revealed a large skin tumor in the area of the left wing. The tumor had solid consistency and a single cavity filled with fluid. During necropsy, multiple tumors of varied size and diameter were found in the liver, spleen, pancreas, and kidneys. A histopathological examination of the skin tumor revealed extensive multifocal neoplasia with a tendency to infiltrate, composed of polygonal, round, oval, and elongated cells forming a solid… Expand
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