Vaginal Leiomyoma in a Crossbred Rottweiler Female Dog- a Case Report

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H. A. Bodinga
N. Abubakar
N. Abdullahi
T. Hassan


Aims: To describe a vaginal leiomyoma in a five year old crossbred female dog and its surgical management by episiotomy.

Case Presentation: A five year old cross-breed female dog was presented to Aliyu Jodi Veterinary clinic sokoto-Nigeria with complaint of muscular tissue protruding out from the vaginal wall. Physical examination revealed a hard, firm, round nodular lesion on the left lateral vaginal wall caudal to the cervix and anterior to the urethral orifice extending caudally to a few centimeters away from the left vulval wall causing a gross distension of the vulval skin.

Discussion: Haematology and Histopathology result revealed normal PCV and leiomyoma. The animal was anaesthetized and the treatment was achieved by surgical excision of the mass via an episiotomy.

Conclusion: The article presents a rare case of vaginal leiomyoma in a five year old female dog. The management of this condition was carried out through surgical excision of the tumor mass with no post- operative complication in the present case.

Dog, vagina, leiomyoma, episiotomy

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Bodinga, H. A., Abubakar, N., Abdullahi, N., & Hassan, T. (2019). Vaginal Leiomyoma in a Crossbred Rottweiler Female Dog- a Case Report. Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 3(3), 1-4. Retrieved from
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