Canine cutaneous mast cell tumor: morphologic grading and survival time in 83 dogs.

Veterinary pathology

PubMedID: 6435301

Patnaik AK, Ehler WJ, Macewen EG. Canine cutaneous mast cell tumor: morphologic grading and survival time in 83 dogs. Vet Pathol. 1984;21(5):469-74.
Eighty-three cutaneous mast cell tumors in the dog were classified morphologically into three grades. The neoplasms were excised surgically, and the dogs were followed for 1500 days. Comparison of morphologic grade of tumor with survival time revealed significant differences among the three groups (p less than 0.00010). Comparison of sex and age (above and below ten years) with morphologic grade of tumor revealed no significant differences.