Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the heart base in a dog: A case report

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Filipejova Z, Agudelo CF, Koskova B, Sterbova M, Paninarova M, Skoric M, Crha M (2022): Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the heart base in a dog: A case report. Vet Med-Czech 67, 257–262.

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A case of a nine-year-old, intact female, American Bulldog with a heart mass is described. Echocardiography was used to identify this pathological lesion. Part of the mass and pericardial sac were surgically removed for histopathological examination. A final diagnosis of neuroendocrine carcinoma was diagnosed by necropsy and histopathology. To the author’s knowledge, there is very limited information in the literature about this pathology.

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