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A Dermal Vascular Hamartoma in a Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis)

Howard Steinberg, Jean A. Paré and Joanne Paul-Murphy
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery
Vol. 20, No. 3 (Sep., 2006), pp. 161-166
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40236607
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A Dermal Vascular Hamartoma in a Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis)
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Abstract

A 19-month-old sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) of undetermined sex was examined for feather picking of the cranial ventral thoracic region and a lump on the right shoulder. An irregular dermal mass present on the dorsal aspect of the bird's right shoulder was surgically removed. On the basis of histopathologic, histochemical, and immunohistochemical examination, the mass was determined to be a cutaneous vascular hamartoma.

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