Cutaneous Ossifying Fibroma in a Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi).

  title={Cutaneous Ossifying Fibroma in a Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi).},
  author={Brian G Murphy and Denise M Imai},
  journal={Journal of comparative pathology},
  volume={155 2-3},
A cutaneous proliferative mass was identified arising from the caudal peduncle of a captive neon tetra fish (Paracheirodon innesi). The lesion was histologically consistent with an ossifying fibroma (OF), a fibro-osseous proliferative lesion typically identified in the jaws or tooth-associated supportive tissues of mammals. Although it has been previously reported, there is no recent report of this lesion occurring in a fish. This is the first report of a cutaneous ossifying fibroma in a… CONTINUE READING