TITLE

Brain tumours in two Bactrian camels: a histiocytic sarcoma and a men ingioma

AUTHOR(S)
Molenaar, F. M.; Breed, A. C.; Flach, E. J.; McCandlish, I. A. P.; Pocknell, A. M.; Strike, T.; Routh, A.; Taema, M.; Summers, B. A.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/30/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 22, p684
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Primary brain tumours were identified in two Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus) living at the Zoological Society of London's two zoos. Histology and immunohistochemistry were used to diagnose a histiocytic sarcoma in a 16-year-old female and a fibroblastic meningloma In a 13-year-old male. Before one died and the other was euthanased both camels had shown progressive neurological signs, includIng circling and ataxia.
ACCESSION #
41980017

 

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