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Fatty Tumors

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Dog Tumors

Tumors and are not synonymous. There are a variety of tumors that dogs get that are more a bother than a danger. Fatty tumors pop up on older animals. They feel like a squishy lump and very movable. They should not concern dog parents unless they become so large that they become debilitating for the dog.Superficial Tumors The numbers of benign tumors far exceed the number of malignant tumors. Dogs get bumps and everywhere over time. While panic…

Dog Lumps

…of abscess. Lipomas or fatty tumors are common in pets that are overweight. They are usually on their chest or abdomen and are movable most of the time. These are merely clumps of fatty cells and grow quite large. Sweat glands can get blocked. These sebaceous glands secret the oil that will lubricate your dog’s skin. The tumors will be raised and are often found on the body, eyelids or legs of the dog. A malignant tumor can often be identified…

Cat Tumors

Tumors and are not synonymous. There are a variety of tumors that cats get that are more a bother than a danger. Fatty tumors pop up on older animals. They feel like a squishy lump and very movable. They should not concern cat parents unless they become so large that they become debilitating for the cat.Superficial Tumors The numbers of benign tumors far exceed the number of malignant tumors. Cats get bumps and everywhere over time. While panic…

Cat Giant Cell Tumors

…that can cause histiocytomas. • is a tumor located in fibrous tissues. These are malignant. • is a tumor that is found in cartilage • is developed in the fatty cells • Peripheral nerve sheath tumors A biopsy of the mass will be done and a histiological exam will be performed. There will also be x-rays and after all testing is done, treatment will be planned for your catTreatment Options If the tumor is large or has metastasized, can be used…

Dog Giant Cell Tumors

…that can cause histiocytomas. • is a tumor located in fibrous tissues. These are malignant. • is a tumor that is found in cartilage • is developed in the fatty cells • Peripheral nerve sheath tumors A biopsy of the mass will be done and a histiological exam will be performed. There will also be x-rays and after all testing is done, treatment will be planned for your dog.Treatment Options If the tumor is large or has metastasized, can be used…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…Staging is based on the number of tumors, how many lymph nodes are involved, and whether or not the entire tumor was removed.Stage I: One tumor in the skin, with no lymph node involvement.Stage II: One tumor in the skin with local lymph node involvementStage III: Multiple large, deep tumors, with or without lymph node involvementStage IV: One or more tumors with metastasis with lymph node involvement, or tumor recurrence with metastasis following…

Dog Soft Tissue Sarcomas

…malignant. Each area of the dog’s body that is affected has a different type of tumor. Those in fatty tissue are , in the fibrous tissue they are fibrosarcoma and so on throughout the body. Soft tissue tumors are more prevalent in large dogs.Diagnosis Diagnosis presents some problems due to the similarity to other tumors. A good history will help determine the type of tumor present. Fine needle aspirations are done to determine if the lump is a…

Cat Soft Tissue Sarcomas

…cat’s body that is affected has a different type of tumor. Those in fatty tissue are , in the fibrous tissue they are fibrosarcoma and so on throughout the body.Diagnosis Diagnosis presents some problems due to the similarity to other tumors. A good history will help determine the type of tumor present. Fine needle aspirations are done to determine if the lump is a cyst, abscess or mast cell tumor. It is not the definitive method of diagnosis. It…

Cat Liposarcoma

…and groin. Senior cats can develop these tumors in their joints which is very painful for them. If they are in the soft fatty tissue, then they are a bit soft and will give if they are squeezed. On rare occasions, they can occur in the body cavity. There will be drooping of the stomach and increased and swelling on one side of the abdomen. Although they are not a particularly common type of tumor, they can occur and diligence should be practiced…

Dog Liposarcoma

…their neck and groin. Older dogs can develop these tumors in joints which can be very painful. If they are in the soft fatty tissue they are a bit soft and will give way if they are squeezed. On rare occasions, they can occur in the body cavity. There will be drooping of the stomach and and increased swelling on one side of the abdomen. Although they are not a particularly common type of tumor, they can occur and diligence should be practiced to…

Cat Hypothyroidism

…drug such as methimazole to treat hyperthyroidism can also result in deficient production of thyroxine. While extremely rare, there are a few potential non-iatrogenic causes of cat hypothyroidism. For example, thyroid tumors (neoplasia) that affect both lobes of the thyroid and destroy the entire gland can potentially trigger hypothyroidism. A dietary deficiency of iodine is another potential cause of this endocrine disorder. However, commercial…

Cat Liver Disease

…respect to carbohydrate metabolism, the liver synthesizes glucose and glycogen through the processes of gluconeogenesis, glycogenolysis, and glycogenolysis. In the case of fats or lipids, this organ regulates levels of fatty acids and produces triglycerides. Also, the liver is responsible for manufacturing approximately half of the bodys cholesterol. Much of this cholesterol is used to make bile, which is then stored in the gallbladder. In…

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