A case of giant cell tumor of bone (osteoclastoma) in a dog

Richard A Lecouteur, J. S. Nimmo, S. M. Price, P. W. Pennock

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Abstract

Giant cell tumor of bone (osteoclastoma) is a rare entity in the dog and cat. This is a case report of a giant cell tumor of bone affecting the distal humerus of a dog. The tumor fulfills the clinical, radiographic, and histological criteria necessary for the differentiation of this condition from other tumors and tumor-like entities affecting bone. The concept of fine-needle aspiration biopsy as a useful aid in the diagnosis of bone tumors is also introduced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)356-362
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Animal Hospital Association
Volume14
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

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  • veterinary(all)

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