Spontaneous primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).

@article{Jean2011SpontaneousPS,
  title={Spontaneous primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).},
  author={Sherrie M Jean and Pablo R Morales and Katherine Paul and Anapatricia Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={404-8}
}
A 3-y-old male rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) was noticed to be lethargic in the compound. Physical exam revealed cyanotic mucous membranes, dyspnea, bilateral harsh lung sounds, wheezing on expiration, and a firm mass possibly associated with the liver. Radiographs revealed bilateral soft tissue opacities in the thorax. Due to poor prognosis, the rhesus was euthanized, and a necropsy was performed. Both right and left lung lobes were consolidated and had multifocal white-tan masses. On cut… CONTINUE READING