Myxoid liposarcoma in a dog

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  • Jeon, Sung-Joo (College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Cho, Eun-Sang (College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Noh, Hye-Jin (College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Son, Hwa-Young (College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University)
  • 전성주 (충남대학교 수의과대학) ;
  • 조은상 (충남대학교 수의과대학) ;
  • 노혜진 (충남대학교 수의과대학) ;
  • 손화영 (충남대학교 수의과대학)
  • Received : 2013.03.27
  • Accepted : 2014.01.07
  • Published : 2014.03.31


The pathological features of a mass in the back skin region of an 8-year-old castrated male dog are described herein. The cut section of the tumor was white to tan with a soft multilobulated mass containing hemorrhagic and necrotic foci and a mucinous-like composition. Microscopically, the tumor was composed of a mixture of lipocytes, lipoblasts, spindle cells and stellate cells and had a myxoid background. Oil red O staining revealed that the cytoplasm of neoplastic cells contained large numbers of lipid droplets. Immunohistochemically, tumor cells were positive for vimentin and S-100 protein. The skin mass was diagnosed as myxoid liposarcoma.


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