Tracheopathia osteochondroplastica in dogs - Case report

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Ticiana do Nascimento França
Samay Zillmann Rocha Costa
Tiago da Cunha Peixoto
Vivian Assunção Nogueira
Mariana Sequeira d’Avila
Mariana Bezerra Mascarenhas
Paulo Vargas Peixoto


ABSTRACT. Franca T.N., Costa S.Z.R., Peixoto T. da C., Nogueira V.A., d’Avila M.S., Mascarenhas M.B. & Peixoto P.V. [Tracheopathia osteochondroplastica in dogs - Case report.] Traqueopatia osteocondroplástica em cães - Relato de caso. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária 38(Supl.1):75-78, 2016. Departamento de Epidemiologia e Saúde Pública, Instituto de Veterinária, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, RJ 23890-000, Brasil. E-mail: The tracheopathia osteochondroplastica is a rare condition in people, and in animals has been reported only in Korea and the USA. In humans this disease is often asymptomatic. The present study describes this disorder in two dogs. Grossly, small, rounded, firm and whitish nodules with approximately 0.2 cm in diameter was observed in the wall of the trachea. Histopathological examination reveals foci of proliferation of cartilaginous tissue with mineralization areas in the submucosa of the trachea.

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França, T. do N., Costa, S. Z. R., Peixoto, T. da C., Nogueira, V. A., d’Avila, M. S., Mascarenhas, M. B., & Peixoto, P. V. (2016). Tracheopathia osteochondroplastica in dogs - Case report. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 38(Supl. 1), 75-78. Retrieved from
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