Renal dysplasia in a Boxer dog: case report

K.B. Brum, R.S. Juliano, M.A. Souza, L.F.F. Fleury, A.D. Damasceno
2008 Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia  
A 20-month-old female Boxer dog presented significant increase on the bilateral volume of the maxillaries. The necropsy revealed that the kidneys were reduced in size, pale, with lobular aspect, and reduced cortical-medullar ratio. The maxillaries cutting surface revealed trabecular aspect of brown-reddish color. In addition, the lesions observed by microscopy (asynchronic differentiation of nephrons, persistent mesenchyme, and atypical tubular epithelium) allowed establishing the diagnosis of
more » ... enal dysplasia with secondary fibrous osteodystrophy.
doi:10.1590/s0102-09352008000500007 fatcat:nhefz5sjlvgsdebyibx7u7ooke