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1

How can inflammation be distinguished from neoplasia in intestinal villi with cellular infiltrates?

Look at type of cells. If they appear all the same then this may indicate a lymphoma.

2

What is a leiomyoma?

A benign smooth muscle tumour.

3

What can cause intussuception?

Any pathogen/disease process that alters gut motility. This could be things like parvovirus etc.

4

What causes FIP?

Feline Coronavirus - this leads to granulomatous inflammation.