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Fig. 6 | Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica

Fig. 6

From: Multiple cartilaginous exostoses in a Swiss Mountain dog causing thoracolumbar compressive myelopathy

Fig. 6

Photomicrograph of the excised tissue. The histopathological examination of the lesions revealed well differentiated bone tissue (white arrows), hyaline cartilage (black arrows), and fibrous cartilage in addition to hematopoietic tissue (black arrow heads) and connective tissue. No evidence of neoplasia or inflammation was found in the material samples tested. Based on histopathological findings, the diagnosis of multiple cartilaginous exostoses (ostechondromatosis) was made. Obj × 20, hematoxylin–eosin

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