A 15-year-old gelding was referred for a orid, cauli ower-like ulcerated mass, enclosing penis and prepuce together with penile urethra showing a malodorous purulent and blood-stained discharge and larvae infestation. En bloc extensive resection of the penis and prepuce, without penile retroversion or pexy to ventral abdomen associated with a permanent perineal urethrostomy, was performed. Histology of the mass revealed a squamous cell carcinoma of penis and prepuce. e surgical technique that was adopted is a modi ed version of that already described that allows a more proximal resection of the penile body and is a valid option for treating advanced SCC lesions involving the penis. Early postsurgical complications (mild strangury, haemorrhage from the urethrostomy site and its partial dehiscence, and infection of the abdominal wound) were managed with a medical treatment and resolved within 5 to 12 days. ree years a er surgery the horse is in good body condition and does not show any sign of recurrence or disorders related to the surgery.
|Titolo:||Long-Term Outcome ofEn BlocExtensive Resection of the Penis and Prepuce Associated with a Permanent Perineal Urethrostomy in a Gelding Affected by Squamous Cell Carcinoma|
|Autori interni:||STRATICO', PAOLA|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Rivista:||CASE REPORTS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|