Malignant neoplasia in four alpacas

Academic Article

Abstract

  • Malignant neoplasia in 4 alpacas was characterized by acute onset of clinical signs and rapidly deteriorating condition. Postmortem examination revealed metastatic or multicentric neoplasia in the abdominal organs of alpacas 1, 3, and 4 and an extensive thoracic mass in alpaca 2. Immunohistochemical stains supported a diagnosis of B-cell lymphosarcoma in alpacas 1-3 and a neuroendocrine neoplasm in alpaca 4.
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 19144094
  • Author List

  • Sartin EA; Crowe DR; Whitley EM; Treat RE; Purdy SR; Belknap EB
  • Start Page

  • 226
  • End Page

  • 229
  • Volume

  • 16
  • Issue

  • 3