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Congenital Mature Intracranial Teratoma in a Pampas Deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) in Brazil

Author:
Headley, Selwyn Arlington, Costa, Thaís Corrêa, Marcasso, Rogério Anderson, Hilst, Carmen Lúcia S., Bracarense, Ana Paula Frederico R. L., Di Santis, Giovana Wingeter
Source:
Journal of wildlife diseases 2016 v.52 no.3 pp. 749-752
ISSN:
0090-3558
Subject:
Ozotoceros bezoarticus, brain, tissues, Brazil
Abstract:
We describe a congenital mature intracranial teratoma in a Pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) in southern Brazil. We found an irregular, spongy, space-occupying mass in the brain. The tumor consisted of well-differentiated tissues that derived from all three germ layers.
Agid:
5326580