Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • CANINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • STOMACH
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • GASTRIC ADENOCARCINOMA
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • KING
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Cornell University
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • There is marked thickening of the gastric pyloru as a result of invasion of neoplastic cells and accompanying desmoplasia. Ulcers are very common with gastric adenocarcinoma, as the neoplasm replaces the normal population of mucus neck cells that protect the mucosa from gastric acid.