Veterinary Society of
Surgical Oncology

General Considerations

  • benign and malignant variants arising from mucin-producing altered fibroblasts
  • mucin in the intercellular matrix is used to differentiate myxosarcoma from fibrosarcoma as both are fibroblastic in origin
  • no breed, sex, or site predilection
  • infiltrative growth with no definite margin

MYXOMA AND MYXOSARCOMA

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