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Cat Nasal Discharge

…thick but generally clear. Other instances of tumors, fungal and bacterial infections can destroy healthy nasal tissue causing blood to appear in the mucous discharge. It can be from either nostril - single or the pair. Of course, if the cat has any blood in any discharge it must be taken to a doctor for examination. The usual fungal cause is from Cryptococcus. Nasal discharge can often mean a nasal infection after proliferated bacteria attacks…

Dog Nasal Cavity Tumor

…of nasal cavity tumors in dogs The tumor accounts for 1% of all cases in canines and there is an 80% chance of the nasal tumors being malignant. The ailment is locally invasive and its spread can be controlled in the early stages of the disorder. However, in 46% of fatalities related to the disease, it was found that the cancer had spread to the lymph nodes as well as the lungs.Signs and Symptoms In dogs symptoms of nasal cavity tumors include;…

Dog Nasal Chondrosarcoma

What is Nasal Chondrosarcoma? Nasal Chondrosarcoma is basically a cancerous tumor in a dog’s nasal area. These tumors are only responsible for a small portion of dog tumors, but they are responsible for up to 80% of all of the tumors found in the respiratory area. These tumors are usually present in the sinus and nasal cavity area. Though these tumors are serious and most often malignant, only a small portion tends to spread to other areas of…

Dog Nose Cancer

…of your dog. Once your vet has determined that your dog does in fact have cancer then treatment can be determined.Treatment and prognosis If the nasal cancer is found at an early stage then treatment may be possible for your dog, although they will need surgery and radiotherapy. Removing the tumor can be very difficult due to its position and the radiotherapy will only reduce it. You have to understand that unless caught early this cancer is…

Dog Benign Bone Tumors

tumor triggered by other bones within the skull. The average age for this type of tumor to appear is seven years, but it can occur in dogs from fifteen to twelve years of age.Signs and Symptoms There will be some impact on the adjacent areas of this tumor. Sinus: if the tumor is in the sinuses there will be pus from the nasal cavities. Brain: difficulties with the dog’s nervous system will surface if the tumor is in the brain. Eye: tumor in the…

Cat Nasal Cavity Tumor

…available treatment options.Signs and Symptoms The tumor accounts for 1% of all cases in felines and 92% of these nasal cavity tumors are malignant. In cats the symptoms can include: , , , , and decreased activity or . The median age in felines afflicted by the disorder is 9 months and males exhibit greater susceptibility to the disorder than the females.Diagnosis Nasal cavity tumors can be diagnosed through blood work tests which include…

Cat Nasal Chondrosarcoma

What is Nasal Chondrosarcoma? Nasal Chondrosarcoma is basically a cancerous tumor in the nasal area afflicting both felines and canines. These tumors are only responsible for a small portion of tumors in cats, but they are responsible for up to 80% of all of their tumors found in the respiratory area. These tumors are usually present in the sinus and nasal cavity area. Though these tumors are serious and most often malignant, only a small portion…

Dog Nasal Planum Cancer

The nasal planum is simply the tip of a dog’s nose. Most malignancies in that area are associated with ultraviolet light exposure and lack of pigment. Most commonly this type of will be a . There are three types of squamous cells, some are localized, some superficial and others are deeply infiltrated into the affected area. It is more commonly found in older cats than in dogs.Signs and Symptoms The progression of invasive tumors will evolve over…

Cat Nasal Planum Cancer

…treatment for invasive tumors. Those that are basically superficial can have laser treatment, cryosurgery, phototherapy or . may also be used in some instances. Surgery will be used if the cancer has not spread to the surrounding tissue. If the tumor cannot be removed with the surgery, radiation therapy will follow the surgery.Prognosis The noninvasive squamous cell tumors have a very good prognosis. If however, the tumor has grown into other…

Cat Radiation Therapy

…fibrosarcomas in cats, and nasal tumors in dogs. Beams of radiation can also be used in radiation therapy, to shrink and destroy cancer cells.How is Beam Radiation Given? The cat is anesthetized so they cannot move during the procedure, and the first treatment consists of x-rays being taken to find out the exact location of the tumor, and then the beam is trained on the . Subsequent visits will get the rest of the tumor areas, and usually takes…

Dog Radiation Therapy

…It is often used to treat nasal tumors in dogs. Beams of radiation can also be used in radiation therapy, to shrink and destroy cancer cells.How is Beam Radiation Given? The dog is anesthetized so they cannot move during the procedure, and the first treatment consists of x-rays being taken to find out the exact location of the tumor, and then the beam is trained on the . Subsequent visits will get the rest of the tumor areas, and usually takes…

Dog Chondrosarcoma

…different symptoms will depend on the location of the tumor. The nasal cavity is often blocked up with a tumor that causes and discharge from the nose. There may also be as well. Some of the symptoms will be very apparent, such as a tumor that develops along the ribs. The tumor will often be located where the ribs are conjoined.Canine Chondrosarcoma Treatment Surgery is used to take out the tumors. Other methods such as radiation are often used…

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