Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a cat with nodal and pulmonary metastases.

@article{Buza2012MalignantPN,
  title={Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a cat with nodal and pulmonary metastases.},
  author={Elizabeth L. Buza and Robert Alexander Menzies and Michael H. Goldschmidt and Amy C. Durham},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={781-4}
}
Peripheral nerve sheath tumors in domestic cats are infrequently reported and are often locally invasive. An 11-year-old Domestic Shorthair cat was originally diagnosed with a right maxillary benign peripheral nerve sheath tumor at incisional biopsy. At necropsy, the neoplasm had features of malignancy including metastases to the regional lymph nodes and lung. Histologically, the neoplasm contained 2 distinct regions: spindle cells arranged in dense interwoven bundles with Antoni A areas and… CONTINUE READING

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