Vol. 16,No. 4, October 2017
Occurrence of squamous cell carcinoma in a platy fish (Xiphophorus maculatus): A case report
Description:- Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran. 2-Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran. *Corresponding author's Email: z.tulaby@gmail.com
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According to prior reports, similar to mammals, fish are frequently affected by neoplastic proliferations. These neoplasms are classified according to the mammalian tumor classification System (Rahmati-Holasooet al., 2010). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is one of the most common forms of skin neoplasm in which cells in the epithelial layer of the skin develop into a malignant tumor. SCC has been reported in both fresh and marine water fish (Mawdesley-Thomas and Bucke, 1967) Squamous cell carcinoma has been reported in a number of species, for example, Atlantic salmon,Salmo salar L.
Author:Rezaie A.1; Tulaby Dezfuly Z.2*; Peyghan R.2
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