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Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
Vol. 63 (2001) No. 2 P 199-201

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http://doi.org/10.1292/jvms.63.199


A very rare case of the liver lesion characterized by formation of multinucleated giant hepatocytes with inflammatory cell infiltration were observed in two young (1.5 years and 2 years old) cats bearing thymic malignant lymphoma. Histopathological features of this liver lesion were very similar to giant cell hepatitis (GCH) in human neonates and infants. Therefore, the lesion was diagnosed as feline GCH.

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