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Clinical course of renal adenocarcinoma associated with hypercupraemia in a horse
  1. RA Owen,
  2. S Haywood and
  3. DF Kelly


A four-year-old shire mare with haematuria, colic, terminal weight loss and an abdominal mass had a large unilateral renal adenocarcinoma. Clinical signs were monitored for 11 months. Increased serum copper concentrations were measured on two occasions. Hypercupraemia is discussed as a possible paraneoplastic change.

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