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Table 1 tissue distribution and specific diagnosis of tumors in ferrets

From: Neoplastic diseases in the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) in Italy: classification and tissue distribution of 856 cases (2000–2010)

Organ system Differentiation/site Diagnosis N° of cases
Adrenal gland Cortical Cortical carcinoma 228
Cortical adenoma 61
Medullary Pheochromocytoma 11
Neuroblastoma 2
Other Leiomyoma 5
Spindle cell sarcoma 3
Leiomyosarcoma 2
Malignant neoplasia NOS 1
Pancreas Insular Islet cell tumor 190
Exocrine Exocrine adenocarcinoma 6
Exocrine adenomas 4
Skin and subcutis Mastocytic Mast cell tumor 68
Sebaceous Sebaceous epithelioma 22
Sebaceous adenoma 16
Apocrine Apocrine adenocarcinoma 10
Apocrine adenoma 8
Squamous Squamous cell carcinoma 9
Vascular Hemangioma 8
Angiosarcoma 1
Other Fibroma 3
Leiomyoma 3
Basal cell carcinoma 2
Trichoblastoma 2
Leiomyosarcoma 1
Rhabdomyosarcoma 1
Infundibular keratinizing acanthoma 1
Lipoma 1
Skeletal system   Chordoma 24
Osteosarcoma 2
Abdominal cavity   Spindle cell tumor with polygonal cells 22
Leiomyosarcoma 1
Hemangioma 1
Liver Cholangiocellular Cholangiocellular carcinoma 6
Vascular Hemangiosarcoma 4
Hemangioma 2
Hepatocellular Hepatocellular carcinoma 3
Hepatocellular adenoma 2
Round cell tumor Undifferentiated NOS 3
Digestive tract Oral cavity Squamous cell carcinoma 3
Fibromatous epulis 1
Sarcoma NOS 1
Stomach Gastric carcinoma 3
Intestine Adenocarcinoma 6
Leiomyoma 1
Genital system Ovary Gonadostromal tumor 3
Carcinoma 1
Uterus Adenocarcinoma 2
Leiomyoma 1
Vagina Papilloma 1
Testicle Seminoma 3
Gonadostromal tumor 2
Prostate Adenocarcinoma 1
Miscellaneous Lymph node Metastatic neoplasm 4
Hemangioma 1
Spleen RCT NOS 3
Myelolipoma 1
Kidney Sarcoma NOS 1
Lung Adenocarcinoma 1
Mediastinum Hemangioma 1
Thoracic cavity Sarcoma NOS 1
Salivary gland Adenoma 1
Lacrimal gland Adenoma 1