Accession Number : ADA216167

Title :   Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis in a Ferret.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH INST OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES FORT DETRICK MD

Personal Author(s) : Bell, Ronald C. ; Moeller, Robert B.

Report Date : 05 DEC 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : We describe a transitional cell carcinoma arising from the renal pelvis of a ferret (Mustela putorius furo). This is the first descriptive report of a primary renal tumor in this species. It is unusual in that it completely replaced the kidney. The possibility of the tumor arising from a blind-ending ureter in a case of renal agenesis was entertained. Also interesting is that the first primary renal tumor described in this species, is a neoplasm considered uncommon in most species. Keywords: Animal, Ferret, Pathology, Neoplasm, Carcinoma, Urinary, Kidney, Renal, Transitional.

Descriptors :   *NEOPLASMS, *PELVIS, CELLS, KIDNEYS, PATHOLOGY, TRANSITIONS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE