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Digit: neoplasia

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Synonym(s): Digital tumor


Introduction

  • Primary subungual tumors are common in dogs but rare in cats. The most frequent tumors in the dog are squamous cell carcinoma (approximately 50%) Skin: squamous cell carcinoma , malignant melanoma (approximately 16%) Skin: melanoma , osteosarcoma (approximately 6%) Osteosarcoma , other soft tissue sarcomas (approximately 14%) Soft tissue sarcoma and various other benign soft tissue tumors.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Not known.

Epidemiology

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Wobeser B K, Kidney B A, Powers B E, Withrow S J, Mayer M N, Spinato M T & Allen A L (2007) Diagnoses and clinical outcomes associated with surgically amputated canine digits sumitted to multiple veterinary diagnostic laboratories. Vet Pathol 44 (3), 355-361 PubMed.
  • Bergman P J et al (2006) Development of a xenogeneic DNA vaccine program for canine malignant melanoma at the Animal Medical Center. Vaccine 24 (21), 4582-4585 PubMed.
  • Henry C J, Brewer W G, Whitley E M et al (2005) Canine digital tumors: a veterinary cooperative oncology group retrospective study of 64 dogs. JVIM 19 (5), 720-724 PubMed.
  • Marino D J, Matthiesen D T, Stefanacci J D et al (1995) Evaluation of dogs with digital masses: 117 cases (1981-1991). JAVMA 207, 726-728 PubMed.
  • OBrien M G, Berg J, Engler S J (1992) Treatment by digital amputation of subungual squamous cell carcinoma in dogs: 21 cases (1987-1988). JAVMA 201, 759-761 PubMed.
  •  Madewell B R, Pool R R, Theilen G H et al (1982) Multiple subungual squamous cell carcinomas in five dogs. JAVMA 180 (7), 731-734 PubMed.

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