Putative paraneoplastic pemphigus in a dog: clinical and microscopic findings

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J. Declercq

L. Declercq

G. Vercauteren

Published Jun 30, 2020


In this case report, a dog with clinical and histopathological features of paraneoplastic pemphigus is described. A Lhasa apso with severe ulcerative oral and predominant facial skin disease had a thoracic mass histopathologically diagnosed as a thymoma. A concurrent disease-association was suspected. Cytologic examination of the oral lesions provided early clues to the dog’s ulcerative condition.

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