Mammary carcinoma in a male rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta): histopathology and immunohistochemistry of ductal carcinoma in situ.
Roberts BM., Chumpolkulwong K., Tayamun S., Inamnuay L., Rungsipipat A., Lombardini ED.
BACKGROUND: A mammary nodule was noted in a male rhesus macaque during physical examination. METHODS AND RESULTS: Histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis was performed. Ductal carcinoma in situ was confirmed. CONCLUSIONS: To date, there are two reports of mammary carcinoma in male non-human primates, and none in the rhesus macaque.