Papillomavirus Infection, Skin, Mouse

  • John P. Sundberg
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Adult European harvest mice (Micromys minutis) develop raised, firm, often hyperpigmented, verrucous masses on the haired skin, tail, and mucocutaneous junctions of the mouth (Fig.216) and anus (Sundberg et al. 1987). The tumors are often round and less than 0.5 cm in diameter. Large conical masses, 0.5 cm wide and up to 1.5 cm in length, occasionally develop on the head.


Warts papillomatosis papillomas 


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