Primary urinary bladder haemangiosarcoma in a captive saddleback tamarin (Saguinus fuscicollis)

Omar Gonzales-Viera, Tatiana Quevedo, Alfonso Chavera, Rosa Perales-Camacho, Fabrizio Grandi, José L. Catão-Dias

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Abstract

Background: A captive adult male saddleback tamarin, Saguinus fuscicollis, was lethargic, unresponsive to its surrounding and died before medical care. Methods: Necroscopic, histopathological and immunohistochemical examinations were performed. Results: Neoplastic spindle cells of the urinary bladder were positive for antifactor VIII antibody. Conclusion: A primary urinary bladder haemangiosarcoma was diagnosed, and it has not been previously reported in non-human primates. © 2014 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)272-275
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Primatology
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014

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