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Title: Pulmonary angiomatosis and hemangioma in common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) stranded in Canary Islands
Authors: Diaz Delgado, Josue 
Arbelo Hernández, Manuel Antonio 
Sacchini , Simona 
Quesada Canales, Ildefonso Óscar 
Andrada Borzollino, Marisa Ana 
Rivero Santana, Miguel Antonio 
Fernández Rodríguez, Antonio Jesús 
UNESCO Clasification: 310907 Patología
Keywords: Delphinus delphis
Common dolphins
Pulmonary angiomatosis
Canary Islands
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: 0916-7250
Journal: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 
Abstract: Vascular tumors and disorders, like angiomatosis, are rarely described in cetacean species. A retrospective histological study was carried out on lung samples from 35 common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) stranded in the Canary Islands coasts looking for morphological vascular changes and likely related causes. Twenty-five out of thirty-five (71%) common dolphins showed focal or multifocal angiomatosis-like lesions. A high association between this type of vascular proliferation and parasitic infestation was observed. In addition, a single pulmonary cavernous hemangioma not previously reported in common dolphins is presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/45735
ISSN: 0916-7250
DOI: 10.1292/jvms.11-0573
Source: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science [ISSN 0916-7250], v. 74(8), p. 1063-1066
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