This report describes an infiltrative laryngeal lipoma in a nine-year-old female neutered Rottweiler, that was diagnosed with CT and surgically removed. The dog presented with a 3-month progressive history of severe stridor, exercise intolerance and dysphagia. CT cranial to the thoracic vertebrae showed a 33 cm3 hypoattenuating mass between the thyroid and cricoid cartilages. Surgical resection was performed and the dog recovered uneventfully postoperatively and did not show any signs of recurrence over a 2-year period. Histopathological findings revealed an infiltrative lipoma. This clinical case demonstrated a good outcome after resection of a laryngeal infiltrative lipoma and the benefits of performing advanced imaging.
- infiltrative lipoma
- adipose mass
- laryngeal infiltrative lipoma
- CT scan
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Contributors JC: primary author. ME, AB, EB and RH participated for manuscript correction and editing.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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