Veterinary Society of
Surgical Oncology

General Considerations

  • intermuscular lipoma is usually located between the semitendinosus and semimembranosus muscles
  • other sites include between the semitendinosus and biceps femoris muscles and under the sartorius muscle
  • clinical signs: large and fluctuant to firm mass associated with caudal thigh musculature
  • treatment: surgical extirpation with active or passive drainage
  • complication: seroma formation
  • prognosis: excellent


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