Urethral haemangiosarcoma in a boxer



Mellanby, RJ, Chantrey, JC ORCID: 0000-0002-4801-7034, Baines, EA, Ailsby, RL and Herrtage, ME
(2004) Urethral haemangiosarcoma in a boxer. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 45 (3). pp. 154-156.

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Abstract

<jats:p>A seven‐year‐old, entire female boxer presented with a history of restless behaviour and inappetence. Physical examination revealed that the dog was listless and had a hunched gait. Neurological examination was normal. Abdominal ultrasonography revealed a 4 cm × 4 cm mass in the cranial pelvic canal. Neurological abnormalities were detected three days after presentation, and progressed from proprioceptive deficits to loss of deep pain sensation in the pelvic limbs over a two‐day period. The dog was euthanased and postmortem examination revealed that the pelvic mass was a urethral haemangiosarcoma with metastasis to the second lumbar vertebra. This case is unusual as urethral tumours are usually transitional cell carcinomas and frequently present with signs of dysuria.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: haemangiosarcoma
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2016 10:04
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2023 21:09
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2004.tb00218.x
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3000400