Dennis, An 11 year old, M/N canine Kelpie was referred to an oncologist for a nasal tumor.
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Large areas of mixed inflammation, particularly on one slide, but wait! Thereâ€™s moreâ€¦
Darkly stained clusters of epithelial cells with indistinct cytoplasmic borders.
Acinar/rosette formation â€“ characteristic feature of adenocarcinomas
Interpretation: Adenocarcinoma with mixed inflammation.
Other interpretations that may be provided in this case: Epithelial neoplasia, carcinoma. Clinical Follow Up: Completing stereotactic radiation today and is clinically doing well