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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. Digital tumors in cats more frequently represent metastasis from other areas of the body, most commonly they are metastatic from bronchiolar adenocarcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas of lung or of cutaneous origin or apocrine gland adenocarcinomas.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Not known.

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 et al (2007) Diagnoses and clinical outcomes associated with surgically amputated feline digits submitted to multiple veterinary diagnostic laboratories. Vet Pathol 44 (3), 362-365 PubMed.
  • Gottfried S D, Popovitch C A, Goldschmidt M H et al (2000) Metastatic digital carcinoma in the cat: a retrospective study of 36 cats (1992-1998). JAAHA 36 (6), 501-509 PubMed.

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