Cytology for Primary Osteolytic Neoplasia
Aspiration of lytic bone lesions is becoming a more common technique in the diagnosis of primary bone tumors. This article describes what’s new in the diagnosis of primary osteolytic neoplasia.
Tumors associated with bone lysis or proliferation are categorized as primary bone tumors, i.e., tumors that arise from cells associated with bone. Just as there are various cells types responsible for the formation of healthy bone, there are various tumors types classified as primary bone tumors, including: fibrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, synovial cell sarcoma, histiocytic sarcoma, and hemangiosarcoma.
Anne Barger, DVM, MS, DACVP
Dr. Barger is a clinical professor of pathobiology.
"I like to study cytology, and I have been able to develop some interesting collaborative research projects with cytochemical staining and immunocytochemistry. There is so much art to cytology, and I still really enjoy diagnosing a cool fungus like blastomycosis or helping a veterinarian diagnose a challenging tumor."
Continue reading about Dr. Barger.
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis
Don’t miss our alumni reception at the Slippery Noodle on July 21. We’re celebrating the University of Illinois Sesquicentennial by showing #ScienceWithHeart. Come get a special “beating heart” T-shirt that literally beats orange and blue when you view it with an app!
Then find us in the Exhibit Hall, July 22-24, where cardiologist Dr. Ryan Fries will walk you through the occlusion of a PDA on a 3D-printed heart model.
Ureteral Microsurgery Short Course
University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital
See calendar: go.illinois.edu/vetmedCE
New Clinical Trial and Study
Partially Funded Clinical Trial for Head and Neck Tumors in Dogs – Evaluation of Fluorescent Sentinel Lymph Node Imaging for Canine Head and Neck Neoplasia
Risk Factors for Tick Exposure in Dogs and Their Owners
See more clinical trials and studies: go.illinois.edu/vetmedtrials
To make the Veterinary Teaching Hospital website mobile-friendly, we have migrated it to the College of Veterinary Medicine website. Your clients can use the links they've always used to get to the homepage:
vetmed.illinois.edu/vth or illinoisvetmed.com.
Information for DVMs remains at vetmed.illinois.edu/4dvms.