Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Sad news

My recent splenectomy patient's biopsy came back as malignant (hemangiosarcoma). It's an important reminder that diagnosis can only come from histopathology! She will have 3-6 months until the lung metastasis become apparent.

1 comment:

Holly said...

*sucks in breath sharply*

One of the reasons I never wanted to be a vet was because you have to deliver unexpected bad news like this.

I am so sorry for the owners.