The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine


Twenty cases of canine mammary gland neoplasia were clinico pathologically investigated at the Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Reproduction and Pathology units, small animal hospital, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University from November 1983 through October 1984. The diagnosis was based on a combination of history, clinical signs, radiographic and histological findings. Neoplasm were histologically classified according to Hampe and Misdorp (1974). All cases were treated by mastectomy, 14 in 17 (82.4%) cases had completely recovered and 3 in 17 (17.6%) cases died within 6 months after the operation. In addition, details of etiology, incidence and characteristics of neoplasm were also discussed.

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