Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • FELINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • BONE-FEMUR
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • OSTEOSARCOMA; METAL-PIN ASSOCIATED
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • SCHELLING
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Tufts University
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • Osteosarcomas have been documented a number of times in dogs and cats in associated with a variety of metal implants including intramedullary pins, cerclage wire, Steinman and Kuntschner pins and metal plates. In addition, they have also been associated in cats at sites of previous fracture without the use of metal implants.