Document Type: Clinical Report

Authors

1 Department of Pathobioloy and Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

2 Department of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Faculty of Specialized Veterinary Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

3 Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

Abstract

Case Description- A seven-year-old female terrier dog with a large mass in the posterior aspect of the right thigh was referred to the Veterinary Clinic of Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman. Clinical Findings- The hyperpigmented mass without any sign of inflammation, pain and redness was seen at the right thigh. Treatment and Outcome- The abnormal mass was removed surgically. Histopathlogic examinations confirmed the occurrence of myxoma.    Clinical Relevance - Myxoma is a rare tumor in domestic animals especially dog and surgical treatment is the choice.

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