Cytology Q&A 08

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An eight-year-old crossbred dog has a history of crusting, flaky skin lesions, weight loss, lethargy and polyarthropathy. There is generalized, moderate lymphadenopathy. The dog was imported from Spain 18 months previously. Smears from FNAs from two lymph nodes are shown (both Giemsa, ×100 oil).

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