Utility of nuclear morphometry in the cytologic evaluation of canine cutaneous soft tissue sarcomas.

@article{Meachem2012UtilityON,
  title={Utility of nuclear morphometry in the cytologic evaluation of canine cutaneous soft tissue sarcomas.},
  author={Melissa D. Meachem and Hilary J Burgess and Jennifer L. Davies and Beverly A. Kidney},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={525-30}
}
Cytopathologists lack reliable criteria to distinguish neoplastic from reactive spindle cells; however, with computer-based nuclear morphometry, it is now possible to more objectively and precisely quantify differences between selected populations of cells. Forty-four cutaneous soft tissue sarcomas and 5 cases of reactive spindle cell proliferations in the… CONTINUE READING