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After a concrete diagnosis has been made, your veterinarian will schedule surgery to remove the tumor mass from the larynx area. During surgery, maximum care and efforts will be directed towards saving the larynx functions.
After a surgical resection of the tumor mass has been performed, the overall prognosis for most patients is excellent. After a complete resection, a cure is usually achieved in affected patients, as this tumor very seldom metastasizes. However, if a complete resection can not be achieved, you will need to watch your cat for any symptoms of a recurrence, which will require a second round of more aggressive surgery. Again, even with a partial resection, prognosis is generally excellent due to the benign nature of this tumor. Once surgery has been performed successfully, however, no follow-up will be required and your cat may go on to live a normal life.
The growth of pathogens away from the original site of the disease
The occurrence or invasion of pathogens away from the point where they originally occurred
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
A type of tool that is used to examine the larynx
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
A covering of cells that turns into the outermost layer of skin and covers the body
Deviating from the normal; not typical.
The voice box; this is one part of the respiratory system