Osteosarcoma of the tibia 6 years after tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.

  title={Osteosarcoma of the tibia 6 years after tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.},
  author={Matthew J Atherton and G. Arthurs},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  volume={48 3},
A 7 yr old spayed female mastiff presented for examination of a left pelvic limb lameness of 3 mo duration. Six years previously, the dog had undergone tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) surgery of the left pelvic limb for the treatment of cranial cruciate disease. On presentation, the dog had a painful and swollen proximal tibia. Following investigation, a diagnosis of osteosarcoma of the proximal left tibia at the site of the previous TPLO surgery was made. This is the first reported… CONTINUE READING


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