Amyloid-Producing Odontogenic Tumor in a Shih-Tzu Dog

Mitsuru KUWAMURA, Toshiko KANEHARA, Jyoji YAMATE, Terumasa SHIMADA, Takao KOTANI
2000 Journal of Veterinary Medical Science  
A 9-month-old male Shih-Tzu dog had a right mandibular tumor composed of strands, or nest-like proliferation of epithelial cells with abundant fibrous stroma characterized by spheroid to large nodular deposition of amyloid with Congo-red stain. Globule calcification was also seen throughout the tumor tissue and the spheroid depositions often had a concentrically laminated structure (Liesegang rings). The case was diagnosed as amyloid-producing odontogenic tumor in a dog.-KEY WORDS: amyloid,
more » ... WORDS: amyloid, canine, odontogenic tumor.
doi:10.1292/jvms.62.655 pmid:10907696 fatcat:jxhq24uo3zhmtlvbuj3vu3hlmy