A cartilaginous choristoma in a pig liver: a case report

https://doi.org/10.17221/8385-VETMEDCitation:Vuckovic N., Vuckovic D., Urosevic M., Cabarkapa V. (2015): A cartilaginous choristoma in a pig liver: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 60: 376-378.
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Choristomas are small aggregates of normal tissue components in aberrant locations, and may be mistaken for true neoplasms. We report a case of an incidentally found mature cartilage island in the portal tract of a two-month old piglet. All other examined organs were normal. The pig belonged to the control group of animals in a short-term experiment, was fed with wheat and corn, and did not receive any external or internal treatment. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of a mature cartilaginous choristoma in pig liver.
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