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If it helps his path report says poorly circumscribed, infiltrative mass composed of loosely arranged sheets of round cells that surround, separate, isolate & replace preexisting adipocytes& collagen bundles. Neoplast. cells show mild pleomorphism w/distinct cell borders & moderate amts. of amphophilic, finely granular cytoplasm. Nuclei r centrally located, round w/coarsely stippled chromatin & 1-2 magenta nuclioli. 0 mitotic figures in 10 high power fields. Scattered thruout neoplasm r moderate #'s eosinophils w/fewer lymphocytes & plasma cells. Multifocally is increased dermal collagen which is often separated by clear space (edema). Multifocal blood vessels contain transmigrating eosinophils & perivascular edema. Neopl. cells located 4mm from the margins of the sections examined. Comment: fairly well differentiated mast cell tumor. Recommend periodic monitoring for signs of regrowth.
Optional Information: Type of Animal: potbelly pig Gender: (neu) male Age: 6 Name of Animal: LarryPotter Already Tried: At this time I'm giving him omeprazole once/day; benadryl 1/2 tablet with each feeding (2); zyrtec once/day. Interested in genistein as it's supposed to be a 'natural' tyrosine kinase inhibitor; also bromelain. I welcome any & all thoughts & ideas. He's had 2 lg. tumors removed, now has 5 (pencil eraser size) coming up, not in same place.