Mammary gland tumour
Location: One or more mammary glands
Behaviour: Large variation
Diagnostics: Cytology, histology, ultrasound, radiography
Treatment: Surgery ± spaying
Prognosis: Large variation. Large number can be cured with appropriate surgery.
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This tumour can form a small tissue mass between the hind legs, as indicated here.
But they can also grow large (the large tissue mass at the center is a mammary gland tumour).
Or affect multiple mammary glands. This is an extreme example.
The ulcerated tissue mass is an ulcerated mammary gland tumour.
  1. Sorenmo KU, Worley DR, Goldschmidt MH. Tumors of yhe Mammary Gland. Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th edition, Chapter 27 (p 538-552)
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