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Case Report

A Giant Non-Functioning Granulosa Cell Tumor in a Dog

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2Department of Surgery, 3Department of Internal Diseases, 4Department of Pathology, Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aydin, Turkey

Backround/Aim: In this present report, a giant nun-functional ovarian granulosa cell tumour (GCT) was described with its clinical, laboratory and histopathological findings in a dog. Material and Method: A 5-year-old Golden Retriever female dog was referred to our clinic for a progressive abdominal distension, lethargia and dysuria. A large abdominal mass and ascites were visualised in transabdominal ultrasonography. Results and Conclusion: Exploratory laparatomy revealed an ovarian mass, which was removed by ovariohysterectomy. Histopathology confirmed GCT.

KEYWORDS: Keywords: Abdominal distension, Granulosa cell tumour, Dog.

Bir Köpekte Dev Boyutlu Non-Fonksiyonel Granulosa Hücre Tümörü

Özbilgi/Amaç: Sunulan raporda bir köpekteki dev boyutlu non-fonksiyonel ovaryan granulosa hücre tümörünün (GCT) klinik, laboratuar ve histopatolojik bulguları tanımlanmıştır. Materyal ve Metot: Ä°lerleyen abdominal ÅŸiÅŸkinlik, letharji ve disuri problemi bulunan 5 yaÅŸlı, Golden-Retriver cinsi diÅŸi kopek kliniÄŸimize sevkedildi. Transabdominal ultrasonografide abdomende büyük bir kitle ve ascites olduÄŸu görüldü. Bulgular ve Sonuç: Yapılan laparotomide görülen ovaryan kitle ovaryohisterektomi operasyonu ile uzaklaÅŸtırıldı. Histopatolojik araÅŸtırmada GCT olduÄŸu bildirildi. Abdominal ÅŸiÅŸkinlik, Granulosa hücre tümörü, Köpek.

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CORRESPONDENCE TO: Güneş Erdogan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, 09100 Aydin, Turkey. E-mail:gunesems@yahoo.com