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Multiple cutaneous inverted papillomas in a dog : clinical communication

E.P. Lane, U. Tubbesing
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 78, No 4 | a327 | DOI: | © 2007 E.P. Lane, U. Tubbesing | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 June 2007 | Published: 05 June 2007

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Cutaneous inverted papillomas are described in an 8-month-old mixed breed domestic dog from Windhoek, Namibia. Multiple firm, rapidly growing, doughnut-shaped masses formed on the ventral abdomen, which histologically consisted of a cup-shaped rim of marked epithelial hyperplasia, giant keratohyaline granules and prominent koilocytes and marked hyperkeratosis filling the centre of the mass. Current literature on canine papillomas is briefly reviewed.


Canine; Inverted Papilloma; Papilloma Virus; Skin


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