Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • CANINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • BONE-SKULL
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • OCCIPITAL CRANIAL MULTILOBULAR TUMOR OF BONE WITH CEREBRAL AND CEREBELLAR ATROPHY
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • KING
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Cornell University
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • This uncommon neoplasm of the skull of dogs is most commonly seen in the occiput. In many cases, inward growth of the neoplasm and compression of the brain results in neurologic disease and death. The neoplasm may arise in any of the flat bones of the skull, including the palate.