Lymphosarcoma of the brain in a heifer

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Abstract

In a 1 1/2 yr old heifer a lymphosarcoma of the brain was diagnosed, and the animal was euthanatized. In the 150-cow herd of origin, 4 cases of lymphosarcoma had been diagnosed in the previous year. Necropsy revealed a 6-cm multilobular light tan mass in the area of the left trigeminal ganglion. The histopathologic diagnosis was lymphocytic lymphosarcoma. Tonsils, cervical lymph nodes and other body organs were not affected. Single mass involvement or a primary lesion in the CNS are not typical for bovine lymphosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume170
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

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  • veterinary(all)

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