Description    Histiocytomas are common in dogs but rare in other species. They are often solitary or occasionally multiple small, dome- or button-shaped, well-circumscribed lesions that can grow rapidly and become ulcerated.
Species   Bovine, Canine, Equine, Feline, Caprine
Signs   Alopecia, Forelimb swelling, Head, face, ears, jaw, nose, nasal, swelling, Hindlimb swelling, Neck swelling, Skin crusts, Skin scales, Skin ulcer, Swelling mass penis, prepuce, testes, scrotum, spermatic cord, Swelling skin or subcutaneous, Swelling, mass external abdomen, Thoracic swelling
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Geburek F. Treatment of a malignant fibrous histiocytoma involving the forelimb of a quarter horse mare using conventional and laser surgery. Eq Vet Educ 2007;19:19 [Web Reference]
Sartin EA. Invasive malignant fibrous histiocytoma in a cow. JAVMA 1996; 208:1709
Roth L. Cutaneous histiocytoma in a goat. Cornell Vet 1985;75:303
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