Imaging diagnosis--infiltrative lipoma causing spinal cord compression in a dog.

@article{Morgan2007ImagingDL,
  title={Imaging diagnosis--infiltrative lipoma causing spinal cord compression in a dog.},
  author={Lee W Morgan and Robert Toal and George Siemering and Patrick A. Gavin},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={35-7}
}
An 11-year-old, 43 kg neutered female Labrador retriever dog developed acute pelvic limb paraparesis. In magnetic resonance images there was a T1- and T2-hyperintense extradural at the fifth thoracic intervertebral space that was causing marked compression of the spinal cord. In short tau inversion recovery and fat suppressed T1-weighted images the signal from the mass was decreased indicating it was of fatty origin. The mass was removed via a dorsal hemilaminectomy in the thoracic area… CONTINUE READING

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