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Title: Mixed testicular neoplasia in a short beaked common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Authors: Diaz Delgado, Josue 
Espinosa de los Monteros y Zayas, Antonio 
Fernández-Maldonado, C.
Arbelo Hernández, Manuel Antonio 
Quesada Canales, Ildefonso Óscar 
Andrada Borzollino, Marisa Ana 
Fernández Rodríguez, Antonio J. 
UNESCO Clasification: 310907 Patología
Keywords: Testicular neoplasia
Delphinus delphis
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: 0177-5103
Journal: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 
Abstract: A diagnosis of mixed testicular neoplasia in a short beaked common dolphin Delphinus delphis involving a Sertoli cell tumor, an interstitial (Leydig) cell tumor and a seminoma is presented. Lymphatic spread of the Sertoli cell tumor to an adjacent retroperitoneal lymph node was observed. Testicular neoplasms have been infrequently reported in marine mammals. Demonstration of clinical signs and further health implications is extremely challenging when dealing with non accessible wildlife species, such as dolphins. However, metastatic potential for these neoplastic conditions should be considered.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/45734
ISSN: 0177-5103
DOI: 10.3354/dao02525
Source: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms [ISSN 0177-5103], v. 101(3), p. 257-260
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