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A real life case of Mycoplasma haemocanis

A 7 year old Pit Bull Terrier presents to Internal Medicine with an unexplained regenerative anemia. 

I LOVE cases like this where the answer is right there in the blood smear. ...

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Bundles and bundles and bundles, oh my!

Did you know that you can see collagen in mast cell tumors? And sometimes, it's A LOT! 

This is a case where there was a ton of collagen present. This happens when collagen...

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14 yo Golden with a mass --> beautiful badness

You never want a pathologist to say your cytology is "beautiful". 

It's just one of those weird things in the path world-- it's hard not to appreciate the "beauty" in the cytology, even when...

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A freaky (but unimportant) blood smear finding

Have you ever seen one of these in a blood smear?

Looks freaky doesn't it?

This is a hemoglobin crystal, and it's actually not important at all! This is just an artifact where the hemoglobin...

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Would you have ever guessed these are mast cells?

One of our VetHive members posted a case that looked exactly like this today, so thought I'd share it with you too!  

This is an aspirate from an intestinal mass in a middle...

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Plasma cell tumors... in the GI tract?!

Did you know that plasma cell tumors can occur in the GI tract? Yep! 

Feast your eyes on this gorg cytology sample from an intestinal mass in a middle aged dog. 

Soooo many beautiful...

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