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Dog Lumps

…shaking can cause in the flap of the ear and can be troublesome. A swollen flap can also be the sign of some form 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…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…at all. Following is a list of the most common forms of benign skin growths in dogs:Cysts - Very common, and can develop anywhere on a dog’s body. Sebaceous cysts are small benign growths forming in the hair follicle that are filled with keratin, a cheese-like substance. Sebaceous cysts should be removed or drained to prevent infection.Hematomas or bruises - A collection of blood beneath the skin or within a muscle that is caused by an injury,…

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.…

Dog Soft Tissue Sarcomas

…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 cyst, abscess or . It is not the definitive method…

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