Endometrial Adenocarcinoma, Squirrel Monkey

  • Laura V. Chalifoux
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


An endometrial adenocarcinoma in an adult female squirrel monkey, Saimiri sciureus, was associated with a mass of fibrous tissue which encompassed the uterus, urinary bladder and rectum. Firm white nodules were scattered throughout the mesentery. Loops of intestine were tightly adherent and fibrous constrictions in some areas resulted in dilation of the intestinal lumen proximal to the stenoses. The diaphragm was infiltrated with fibrous tissue and adherent to the liver. This was clearly an advanced stage of metastatic carcinoma.


Uterine adenocarcinoma adenocarcinoma of uterus 


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