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Oct 23, 2018

Leishmania

Aspirate from the spleen of a 9-year-old female Miniature Schnauzer. The presenting complaint was intermittent hematochezia. Laboratory findings revealed anemia, thrombocytopenia, hypoalbuminemia, and hyperglobulinemia. The spleen was aspirated and submitted for evaluation. This image of...

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Sep 19, 2018

Multiple Myeloma

Aspirate from the spleen of a 9-year-old neutered male Labrador. On ultrasound, the spleen appeared heterogeneous with focal hypoechoic nodules. Laboratory findings revealed a mild anemia, mildly increased liver enzymes, and a serum globulin concentration...

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Feb 1, 2017

Lytic Proximal Humoral Mass Aspirate From A Dog

The image consists of several large spindle to irregularly-shaped cells (osteoblasts) with an abundant amount of lightly to moderately basophilic cytoplasm that, contains many fine pink granules. The nucleus is large, round to oval, and...

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Feb 1, 2017

Solitary Lung Mass Aspirate From A Dog

The image consists of several clusters of polygonal epithelial cells with a small amount of lightly basophilic cytoplasm and a large round to oval nucleus with coarsely stippled chromatin. Anisokaryosis is moderate. The diagnosis is...

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Feb 1, 2017

Lymph Node Aspirate From A Dog

The image consists of many large immature lymphocytes with large prominent nucleoli. Many lymphoglandular bodies (cytoplasmic fragments) and many free nuclei are also present. The diagnosis is high-grade lymphoma....

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Feb 1, 2017

Subcutaneous Mass Aspirate From A Dog

The image consists of several mast cells, numerous eosinophils and few spindle shaped cells (fibrocytes). The mast cells are moderately to well granulated and have round to oval nucleus with finely stippled chromatin. Anisokaryosis and...

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