Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Bone: neoplasia

Contributor(s): Ruthanne Chun

Introduction

  • 3-5% of all canine tumors.
  • Three categories.

Primary

Secondary

​​Local invasion

  • Soft tissue tumors invading bone locally.
  • Signs : lameness, swelling, cytology.
  • Diagnosis : signs, radiography, biopsy, radiation therapy may be palliative.
  • Treatment : surgery and chemotherapy.
  • Prognosis : guarded in all cases.
  • See individual components for all further information.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Blackwood L (1999) Bone tumors in small animals. JSAP 21 (1), 31-37 VetMedResource.
  • Lascelles D & White D (1999) Principles of oncological surgery. In Practice 21 (4), 163-175 VetMedResource.


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