• Abstract

    An eight-year-old, non-descriptive female dog that had not whelped before was presented to the Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Veterinary Clinical Complex, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry with a history of protrusion of a large mass through the vulva since ten days. Clinical examination revealed a hyperemic and oedematous mass in the vagina protruding through the vulval lips. Macroscopically, it was relatively well-circumscribed and measured 13×11×9 cm. Based on the history and clinical examination, the growth was tentatively diagnosed as a vaginal tumour and was excised by following the standard operative procedure. The cut surface of the mass was white, hard, and sticky with mucinous exudate.   Histopathology revealed spindle and stellate cells within a myxoid stroma, diagnosed as fibromyxoma. The animal made an uneventful recovery after the surgical treatment.

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Gajendirane, K., Caesar, K. M. J., Sammantham, K., Iyyanar, S., Sambath, U., Kailasam, M., & Harikrishnan, H. (2023). Surgical management of vaginal fibromyxoma in a bitch – a case report. Applied Veterinary Research, 2(2), 2023007. https://doi.org/10.31893/avr.2023007
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