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ill or clinically normal, no mast cells were detected in any of the buffy coat smears.
Mastcelltumors are a common neoplasm in cats, occurring less frequently than only lymphoma and mammary adenocarcinoma in 1 study. 14 The
Mastcelltumors are common tumors of the skin, intestinal tract, and spleen in cats. 1 The biological behavior of MCTs in cats ranges from benign to malignant. Most cutaneous MCTs are benign, and recurrence or metastasis after excision or
Mastcelltumor is the most commonly diagnosed malignant skin tumor in dogs. 1,2 Cutaneous mastocytoma is the most common type of MCT and originates from mast cells in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue 3 ; however, MCT can potentially originate
Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) and mastcelltumors (MCT) are two of the most common cutaneous and subcutaneous malignant tumors in dogs. An important prognostic factor for each of these tumor types is histologic grade, with higher
represent 7% to 21% of malignancies. Mastcelltumors typically develop with advancing age in dogs, with the mean age of onset ranging from 7.5 to 10 years. 3,4 Although most MCTs develop as isolated lesions, dogs can develop multiple separate de novo MCTs
Mastcelltumors are common skin tumors in cats, accounting for 7% to 21% of reported cutaneous tumors. 1-3 Mastcelltumors exist in the more common cutaneous-subcutaneous form and in the visceral form, in which abdominal organs (eg, spleen and