Case Report
Volume 6 Issue 7 - 2021
Epiglottic Chondrolipoma in a Dog
Maurizio Annoni* and Marzia Carla Alessandra Morandi
AniCura Clinica Veterinaria Tibaldi, Milan, Italy
*Corresponding Author: Maurizio Annoni, Department of Surgery ad Oncology, AniCura Clinica Veterinaria Tibaldi, Milan, Italy.
Received: May 04, 2021; Published: June 30, 2021


Canine laryngeal tumors are uncommon, often malignant and usually have a poor prognosis. Chondrolipoma is a subtype of benign adipocytic tumor frequently affecting the head and neck in people but has been rarely reported in dogs. In this case report, we describe a 9-year-old intact female Cocker Spaniel with a history of acute respiratory stridor due to a soft tissue mass located in the dorsolateral aspect of the epiglottis. A clinical staging was obtained by a total body computed tomography that defined the localized nature of the mass and excluded the presence of distant metastasis. Surgical excision was the treatment of choice and histopathology was consistent with chondrolipoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of canine laryngeal chondrolipoma.


Keywords: Chondrolipoma; Dog; Laryngeal Tumour; Larynx; Epiglottis; Epiglottectomy


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