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Clinical approach to tumors of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2196735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
With skin tumors, "a lump is only a lump" until a definitive diagnosis has been made. It is nearly impossible to make an accurate diagnosis solely on clinical signs. In some instances, fine-needle aspirate may be diagnostic; however, in all instances biopsy is the preferred method for definitively diagnosing canine and feline skin tumors. Prognosis and treatment depend on the diagnosis.
K A Moriello; R C Rosenthal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0195-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Small Anim. Pract.     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-23     Completed Date:  1990-08-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809942     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1163-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy / veterinary
Cat Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy
Dog Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis,  therapy,  veterinary*

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