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Cat Ear Tumor

Cat Ear Tumor

On average, benign ear tumors begin to form in the ear of cats at 7 years of age. The most common of these tumors include papillomas, inflammatory polyps, and basal cell tumors. The ceruminous gland adenomas, another frequently seen tumor in the ear, are a benign tumor that appears on the glands of the ear that produce earwax. The most common malignant tumor found in the ears of cats is the ceruminous gland adenocarcinoma, which is found in the…

Cat Ear Infections

…bacterial ear infections which can be picked up through activities such as swimming in lake water, cats more commonly suffer from ear infections caused by yeast. Other factors that can cause feline ear infections include pathogenic organisms and foreign objects that become lodged in the ear canal. Some cats may be more prone to developing ear infections than others. For example, cats with allergies, excess moisture in their ears, or tumors may be…

Cat Salivary Tumor

…common type of tumor. The mandibular gland is the usual location of these cancers. These tumors are somewhat rare in cats. Older cats are more commonly affected than younger cats and kittens. Metastasis can often occur with this type of .Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary from cat to cat. The usual symptoms are which will result in , , your cat will have problems swallowing and there will be visible swelling on their neck, ears, tongue or…

Cat Ceruminous Gland Tumors

…If the tumor becomes large, you can see it. It can also become irritated or infected and begin to bleed. As your cat scratches the ear, the tumor is easily irritated. Excessive scratching of the ear should put you on alert that something is wrong with your cat’s ear. Chronic of the middle ear with purulent (odorous) discharge may indicate a tumor. Unfortunately, these types of cat tumors have the ability to completely block the cat’s ear

Dog Ceruminous Gland Tumors

…If the tumor grows, the stalk will allow the tumor to extend to the outer ear where it will then be easily visible. It the tumor is adenocarcinoma, it can be invasive and can metastasize to the salivary glands. Although it is rare that they metastasize to the lungs. Adenomas are not as common as adenocarcinomas. This applies to both dogs and cats. Dogs who have a history of hyperplastic otitis are subject to ceruminous gland tumors. dogs are…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…intervention. Ear flap hematomas are the result of severe head shaking in due to intense itching from ear infection or ear mites. Large hematomas should be drained and the underlying cause treated.Histiocytomas - Develops on the feet, face, and ears of young dogs. They are dome-shaped, appear irritated, and are painful to the touch. Some histiocytomas will resolve on their own, while others may need to be removed.Lipomas - Benign fatty tumors

Cat Cancer

…cells. In addition, certain breeds or felines with particular characteristics are more prone to developing some types of cancer. For instance, cats with a chronic disease like Feline Leukemia Virus are more likely to develop lymphomas and some other cancers. Also, cats with white on their nose and ears tend to be more susceptible to squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. Furthermore, carcinogens such as toxic chemicals, radiation, and…

Cat Hyperthyroidism

…is typically only employed in cases where the thyroid tumor is malignant, which occurs very rarely. Medication and radiation, on the other hand, are far more common treatments for feline hyperthyroidism. Medication involves the daily administration of a prescription hyperthyroid drug that can be given as an oral tablet, in liquid form, or as a transdermal gel rubbed into the cats ears. Radiation treatment, or radioiodine treatment, is a very…

Cat Jaundice

…may notice it is in the whites of their cats eyes. It will also be noticeable on the abdomen, gums and at the base of their cat’s ear.Prehepatic Causes If the condition is "prehepatic" it is occurring before the blood enters the liver. • Blood parasites • Drugs • Cat may have it as a result of accidentally eating onions • • Reaction to a blood transfusion • Hemangiosarcoma or other blood vessel tumor •Hepatic Causes This is the result of and…

Cat Increased Pigmentation

…common on cats in some areas and will appear on a cat’s skin. This is usually due to a compromised immune system and can be treated accordingly. Determining the cause is the first step in any treatment protocol. Hemangiosarcoma is an invasive, malignant tumor. This is more common on cats who are outside animals, as it is the result of sun damage to the skin, such as with . There will be dark colored nodules on the head, legs, groin, ears and…

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