International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A (2021)
Fibroma Molle (Acrochordon) in a Caucasian female Dog: case report
Author(s): Hope Philip Mana, Aliyu Aliyu Haruna, Dauda Luka Mohzo, Ali Abba Mutah, Dauda Laku, Aiga Philibus and Paul Bitrus Bokko
Abstract: This particular case report pinpoints the histopathological method of diagnosis and surgical way of managing Fibroma Molle (Achrochordon) in an 8-year-old Caucasian Bitch. During clinical examination, an abnormal growth was noticed on the left ventral region which was adjacent to the first teat of the mammary gland. The growth became pendulous over a period of six (6) Months with some bruises prominent at the base. Upon physical Examination, there was no response to pain stimulus. The entire tumor was Measured and the diameter was 11.5cm, the Circumference was 23cm2 whereas the Length from the neck was 12.5cm. The Vital parameters were all within normal range. Histopathological examination revealed flattening of the rete pegs, thin epidermis, dermal fibrocollagenous bands and presence of vascular channels which suggests Fibroma Molle (Achrochodon). Invasive surgery was conducted and the entire tumor was carefully excised and the surgical wound closed. The Bitch recovered fully after 14 days following strict post-operative measures. Non recurrence was observed one year later.
How to cite this article:
Hope Philip Mana, Aliyu Aliyu Haruna, Dauda Luka Mohzo, Ali Abba Mutah, Dauda Laku, Aiga Philibus, Paul Bitrus Bokko. Fibroma Molle (Acrochordon) in a Caucasian female Dog: case report. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2021;6(6):11-15.