Cervical leiomyoma in a dairy cow during pregnancy


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Şendağ S., Çetin Y. S. , Alan M., Llhan F., Eski F. , WEHREND A.

ANIMAL REPRODUCTION SCIENCE, cilt.103, ss.355-359, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

In the present report we describe a case of cervical leiomyoma that was diagnosed at parturition in a Holstein cow. The tumor mass, which measured 25.5 cm x 21.5 cm x 14.5 cm in size and weighed 4.5 kg, was removed surgically. The tumor was solid, well circumscribed, whitish-pink colored, and encapsulated. The tumor was diagnosed as leiomyoma. The leiomyoma. had no adverse effects on pregnancy. This is the first report of a bovine cervical leiomyoma during parturition. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.