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  • 1 Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • | 2 Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
  • | 3 Corvid Veterinary Imaging, Portland, ME
History

A 10-year-old 32-kg castrated male Golden Retriever was evaluated for left pelvic limb lameness following a left tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) performed 19 weeks earlier. On physical examination, a large, firm, immobile mass was noted in the cranial abdomen, most prominently on the left side. There was no lameness detected on gait analysis. The left stifle joint had mild crepitus and periarticular fibrosis, consistent with a previous TPLO and previously diagnosed osteoarthritis.

Thoracic and stifle radiography was performed (not shown), and in the included cranial portion of the abdomen, marked, diffuse loss of serosal detail occurred, and a

Contributor Notes

Corresponding author: Dr. Swieton (nswieton@uoguelph.ca)

In collaboration with the American College of Veterinary Radiology