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Uterus: neoplasia

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Introduction

  • Very low incidence (0.3-0.4% of all neoplasms in bitch).
  • Epithelial (rare), connective, placental (very rare).
  • Signs: variable, dependent on tumor type.
  • Diagnosis: imaging, histopathology.
  • Treatment: ovariohysterectomy (OHE) Ovariohysterectomy.
  • Prognosis: variable, dependent on tumor type and speed of surgical intervention.

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology


Carcinoma
  • Involves body of uterus most frequently.
  • May cause sclerosing and annular constriction of genital tract.
  • Metastasis to internal iliac, sublumbar nodes or abdominal organs.
Chorionepithelioma
  • Chorionic epithelium invades uterine muscle.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Payne-Johnson C E, Kelly D F, Davies P T (1986) Endometrial carcinoma in a young dog. J Comp Pathol 96 (4), 463-467 PubMed.

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