Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia
versão On-line ISSN 1678-4162
SILVA, A.E. et al. Primary chondrosarcoma in the tongue of a dog. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. [online]. 2007, vol.59, n.2, pp.530-532. ISSN 1678-4162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-09352007000200041.
A 10 year old female Boxer was taken dead to veterinary hospital for a necropsy without any clinical history, showing a growth on the dorsal part of the tongue. Based on the histopathological findings mesenchymal chondrosarcoma was diagnosed. This report describes the first case of chondrosarcoma on the base of the tongue in veterinary medicine.
Palavras-chave : dog; chondrosarcoma; tongue.