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Chondrolipoma in the ear of a dog / Condrolipoma na orelha de um cão

Souza, Maria de Fátima de; Sarmento, Alinne Emanuelle Monteiro; Barbosa, Francisca Maria Sousa; Siqueira, Raul Antunes Silva; Talieri, Ivia Carmem; Lucena, Ricardo Barbosa.
Acta sci. vet. (Online); 45(suppl.1): 01-04, 2017. ilus
Artigo em Português | VETINDEX | ID: vti-688188

Resumo

Background: Lipoma is defined as a tumor composed of mature adipocytes, identical to the cells that form normal adult fat. Other elements may also be present, such as cartilaginous tissue. Chondrolipoma is characterized by the presence of differentiated cartilage islands spread within a typical lipoma, in which mucin and collagen can be observed around isles of chondrocytes. This condition affects mainly middle-aged or elderly dogs as well as elderly humans. In the scientific literature, chondrolipomas have not yet been described on the ear of dogs. Therefore, this study aimed to report a case of chondrolipoma on the ear of a dog and its histopathological and histochemical description. Case: A female, 10-year-old, Labrador retriever dog was admitted to the Veterinarian Hospital of the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB), Areia, Brazil. The dog was presented with an ulcerated pendulous nodule on the ear, with a clinical evolution of approximately 7 months. A biopsy sample was taken and submitted to the Veterinary Histopathology Laboratory of the UFPB. Macroscopic evaluation revealed a pendulous and firm nodule, with a round apex, measuring 1.3cm in diameter. The epidermis covering the nodule exhibited an ulcer of 0.5cm in length. The nodule exhibited resistance to cutting and the surface was dark red with hard areas in the center. Sample was fixed in 10% formalin and routinely [...](AU)
Biblioteca responsável: BR68.1