Cholangiocarcinoma with metastasis in a captive Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)

Michael S. Renner, Julie Zaias, Gregory D. Bossart

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A captive male Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), wild caught in 1976, died unexpectedly. Necropsy revealed cholangiocarcinoma with metastases to lung, pancreas, mesentery, and cloaca, the first known case of a penguin hepatic tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001


  • Adelie penguin
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Liver
  • Metastatic neoplasia
  • Pygoscelis adeliae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • veterinary(all)


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