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Diagnosis | Cystic mammary gland hyperplasia and neoplasia

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Figure 3: Photomicrograph of the mammary glands in Figure 2 showing cystic mammary gland hyperplasia and neoplasia.
Figure 4: Photomicrograph of the mammary glands in Figure 2 showing papillary cystadenocarcinoma.

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We thank the staff at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for histopathology services and the staff of the University of Illinois at Chicago's Biologic Resources Laboratory for hematology and microbiology services.

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Diagnosis | Cystic mammary gland hyperplasia and neoplasia. Lab Anim 38, 260–261 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/laban0809-260

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