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Gross and hisopathological characteristics of two lipomas and a neurofibrosarcoma detected in aquacultured southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau), in South Australia
Johnston, CJ and Deveney, MR and Bayly, T and Nowak, BF (2008) Gross and hisopathological characteristics of two lipomas and a neurofibrosarcoma detected in aquacultured southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau), in South Australia. Journal of Fish Diseases, 31 (4). pp. 241-247. ISSN 0140-7775
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Abstract Three visible lesions were examined from two specimens of southern bluefin tuna. The lesions were examined grossly and two were identified as lipomas, the third bore similarities to a schwannoma. Histopathology confirmed that two consisted of mature adipocytes consistent with a diagnosis of lipoma. The third lesion consisted of spindle cells in Antoni A and B patterns and was tentatively diagnosed as a malignant schwannoma. Immunohistochemistry identified both S100 and glial fibrillary acid protein expression within the lesion, which, together with the histopathological appearance, is consistent with a diagnosis of neurofibrosarcoma. Keywords: immunohistochemistry, lipoma, neoplasm, neurofibrosarcoma, schwannoma, tuna.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Fish Diseases|
|Page Range:||pp. 241-247|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1111/j.1365-2761.2007.00863.x|
|Additional Information:||The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com|
|Date Deposited:||06 Jun 2008 05:32|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:42|
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