Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 2023 , Vol 29 , Issue 3
Recurrence of Solitary Spinal Meningothelial Meningioma in a Dog
1Ankara University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Surgery Department, TR-06110 Ankara - TÜRKİYE
2Ankara University, Graduate School of Health Sciences, TR-06110 Ankara - TÜRKİYE
DOI : 10.9775/kvfd.2023.29100 This report identifies clinical, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), surgical and histological findings of recurrent solitary spinal meningothelial meningioma in a dog. Five-year-old female Pomeranian dog with a history of severe cervicalgia was subjected. A solitary mass between C3-C4 vertebras were diagnosed by MRI, and surgery was carried out with successful results; however, clinical signs reappeared one year after surgery. Control MRI revealed the recurrence of the mass at the same location. Patient reoperated and it was histopathologically reconfirmed as meningothelial meningioma. In conclusion, reoperation of the recurrence of spinal meningioma can be suggested for the practitioners. Keywords : Dog, Meningioma, Recurrence, Spinal tumor