Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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Pathology Image
  • SPECIES:
    • CANINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • URINARY
  • ORGAN:
    • KIDNEY
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • DIFFUSE RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • AMYLOID
  • COMMENTS:
    • The identification of amyloid on gross images of a dog kidney is often problematic - at least for me as a young resident. Mild enlargement is not much to hang your hat on, but this picture shows the brownish cortical discoloration that may be seen in the dog.