Spontaneous Nephroblastoma in a Pregnant Pig

임신돈(姙娠豚)에서 관찰(觀察)된 Nephroblastoma

  • Kwak, Soo-Dong (Gyeongbug Animal Health Experimental Institute) ;
  • Lee, Choon-Sik (Gyeongbug Animal Health Experimental Institute) ;
  • Cho, Yong-Joon (Gyeongbug Animal Health Experimental Institute) ;
  • Lee, Cha Soo (Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture, Gyeongbug National University) ;
  • Han, Du-Seik (Department of Anatomy, College of Dental Medicine, Won Kwang University)
  • 곽수동 (경상북도가축위생시험소) ;
  • 이춘식 (경상북도가축위생시험소) ;
  • 조용준 (경상북도가축위생시험소) ;
  • 이차수 (경북대학교 농과대학) ;
  • 한두석 (원광대학교 치과대학)
  • Published : 1982.04.28


This paper dealt with histopathological observations of the nephroblastoma in the pregnant pig died on 8 days before paturation day. The results summarized as follows: Authors considered that in necropsy finding the pregnant pig died of circulative and respiratory disturbance by compression of fetus and renal tumor weighing about 12Kg. In microscopical findings of the renal tumor it was composed of well differentiated tumor cells and connective tissue elements. As differentiation of the neoplastic epithelial cells progressed, tubular and cystic structures, and papillary structures resembled to glomeruli appeared. This tumor was regarded as nephrohlastoma.