- Mainly in younger cats (<3 years old).
- T-cells in thymus +/- local lymph nodes; seldom in blood.
- Signs include tachypnoea, dyspnoea, regurgitation and weight loss.
- Often pleural fluid (~ muffled heart sounds) containing neoplastic cells(cytology of aspirates).
- Often can palpate increased thoracic resistance.
- Diagnosis by radiography, cytology of pleural effusion, biopsy of mass, 80% FeLV positive.
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