Authors: AHMET GÜLÇUBUK, ELİF DEMET ALTUN, EROL RÜŞTÜ BOZKURT, BESİM HASAN SONTAŞ, DAMLA HAKTANIR
Abstract: A 3-year-old female dog was referred to the clinics of İstanbul University with the complaint of abdominal distention. On the basis of the clinical findings and ultrasonography, a mass was detected in the left ovary. An ovariohysterectomy was performed. Grossly, the mass, with dimensions of 15 × 11 × 8 cm, weighed 1.2 kg and contained hairs, cysts, fat, bone, and cartilage on the cut surface. Histology revealed the occurrence of well-differentiated components of all 3 germ layers and the mass was diagnosed as a benign mature cystic teratoma.
Keywords: Dog, ovarian, teratoma
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