Pericardial myxoid liposarcoma in a common eland (Taurotragus oryx)

Foster, A., Johnston, P.E. , Duignan, P.J. and Schock, A. (2011) Pericardial myxoid liposarcoma in a common eland (Taurotragus oryx). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 145(1), pp. 103-106. (doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2010.11.015)

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Abstract

A pericardial myxoid liposarcoma was diagnosed in a common eland (<i>Taurotragus oryx</i>) based on gross, microscopical and immunohistochemical findings. The pericardial and epicardial tissues were soft and uniformly thickened. Microscopically, the neoplastic mass consisted of stellate cells embedded in a myxoid matrix. These cells contained cytoplasmic vacuoles stained by oil red O. Immunohistochemical analysis showed the neoplastic cells to express vimentin and S-100.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Dr Pamela
Authors: Foster, A., Johnston, P.E., Duignan, P.J., and Schock, A.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Journal of Comparative Pathology
ISSN:0021-9975
Published Online:08 February 2011

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