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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Clinicopathological diagnosis of osteosarcoma in a Dog

Author(s):
Abhijit Deka, Mridusmrita Buragohain, Mousumi Hazorika, Pallavi Devi, Sushanta Goswami, Arup Das, Utpal Barman and Dhrubajyoti Borpujari
Abstract:
This report includes a case of axial osteosarcoma on the nasal bone of a 5 years old male Labrador dog. The dog was presented to TVCC, CVSc with a history of swollen nose for last 3 months which finally leads to ulcer formation. Clinically the dog is having dyspnea and poor health condition. The radiographic details of soft tissue mass and ossification had given the primary diagnosis of osteosarcoma. Which was later supported by paraneoplastic haemato-biochemical alterations. Which includes leukocytosis, neutrophilia, lymphocytosis, anemia and decreased platelet count in blood work. In biochemical analysis there were increase in BUN, creatinine, ALT, AST and alkaline phosphatase. The cytological examination revealed presence of high numbers of neutrophil, osteoblast cells and vacuolated cytoplasm. The nuclei were hyperchromatic, with densely clustered chromatin, contain prominent single to multiple nucleoli and multiple mitotic figures.
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How to cite this article:
Abhijit Deka, Mridusmrita Buragohain, Mousumi Hazorika, Pallavi Devi, Sushanta Goswami, Arup Das, Utpal Barman and Dhrubajyoti Borpujari. Clinicopathological diagnosis of osteosarcoma in a Dog. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 1457-1459.

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