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A thymic lymphoma in a Heifer
S. De Vliegher, G. Opsomer, G. Hoflack, H. De Bosschere, P. Deprez, A. de Kruif

This case report describes a Red Holstein heifer with a thymic lymphoma (lymphosarcoma; malignant lymphoma). The heifer was presented because of a severe swelling at the throat and ventral neck region. Based on the clinical examination the diagnosis of thymic neoplasia was made. Because of the poor prognosis the heifer was euthanised and autopsied. Histopathological examination revealed a thymic lymphoma.

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