Signet ring cell type gastric adenocarcinoma in a Jindo dog

Hyang Jee, Min Soo Kang, Kyoung Won Seo, Cheol Yong Hwang, Hwa Young Youn, Wan Hee Kim, Dae Yong Kim

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Abstract

A case of gastric adenocarcinoma signet ring cell type was described in a ten-year-old female Jindo dog having about three months history of vomiting, anorexia and weight loss. On radiology, ultrasonography and computed tomography, thickness of the gastric fundus was irregularly increased. On necropsy, the gastric fundus was markedly thickened and gastric rugae were attenuated. The cardia and distal esophagus were also thickened. On histopathology, the mucosa was obliterated by neoplastic proliferation of round to polyhedral cells. The neoplastic cells had abundant vacuolated cytoplasm containing mucin. The neoplasm was infiltrated into the submucosa and muscle layer. Metastatic focus was not observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-287
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Veterinary Clinics
Volume24
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Dog
  • Signet ring cell
  • Stomach
  • Vomiting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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