Clinical & Field Article | Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Cytological Diagnosis and Management of Solitary Canine Cutaneous Histiocytoma

M. Thangapandiyan, T. Rama, S.Vigneshwaran, D.Chandrasekaran and A.Vijayarajan

Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College & Research Institute, TANUVAS, Udumalpet - 642 126, Tamil Nadu, India

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal July 2022 : 99 (7) - pages 80 to 81
(Received: , Accepted: )


Cutaneous histiocytoma is a round cell tumor affecting dogs. A 2-year-old dog was presented with the history of nodules on ventral base neck region. Fine needle aspiration cytology revealed the presence of numerous small to medium sized round cells with pale blue cytoplasm and round indented nuclei. The case was diagnosed as Cutaneoushistiocytoma and the mass was removed surgically. Cytological features of diagnosis are discussed.

Key Words: Dog, Cutaneous mass, FNAC, Histiocytoma

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