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Lumps and bumps

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Abstract

Owners will often present a dog having noticed one of the following: lump; swelling; nodule; bump; tumour; abscess; mass. These terms are, colloquially, often used interchangeably to refer to cutaneous or subcutaneous accumulations of tissue that form a noticeable lesion either visually or on palpation. : Fine-needle aspiration of a superficial mass; Biopsy of a superficial mass.

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28.8 Histiocytoma affecting the digit of a young Labrador Retriever. The tumour was excised and the diagnosis confirmed histologically. Excision was curative.
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28.9 Meibomian gland tumour affecting the upper eyelid of a 10-year-old Labrador Retriever. Excision was curative.
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28.10 Papilloma affecting the foot of a young Labrador Retriever.
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28.11 Trichoepithelioma affecting the flank of a Belgian Shepherd Dog.
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28.13 Mast cell tumours can present in a wide variety of ways small (3 mm diameter) nodule; moderately sized (approximately 1 cm) mass; large (8 cm diameter) fluid-filled mass affecting the antebrachium of a Labrador Retriever.
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28.14 A soft tissue sarcoma affecting the left ventrolateral abdominal wall just caudoventral to the last rib. The black lines drawn on the skin indicate 3 cm lateral margins.
Image of Position of the needle within the mass.
Position of the needle within the mass. Position of the needle within the mass.
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Position of the needle within the mass. Position of the needle within the mass.
Image of Wedge biopsy of an ulcerated skin mass on a 7-year-old female neutered Dobermann. Histology showed this to be an ulcerated melanoma.
Wedge biopsy of an ulcerated skin mass on a 7-year-old female neutered Dobermann. Histology showed this to be an ulcerated melanoma. Wedge biopsy of an ulcerated skin mass on a 7-year-old female neutered Dobermann. Histology showed this to be an ulcerated melanoma.
Image of Complete excisional biopsy of a papillomatous mass in the same patient. Histology showed this to be a fibroepithelial polyp.
Complete excisional biopsy of a papillomatous mass in the same patient. Histology showed this to be a fibroepithelial polyp. Complete excisional biopsy of a papillomatous mass in the same patient. Histology showed this to be a fibroepithelial polyp.

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