Urinary Bladder Cancer (Rhabdomyosarcoma) in Cats
Surgical removal of the rhabdomyosarcoma is recommended, but it is difficult to perform, since these tumors are highly invasive. If the bladder is also inflamed due to a bacterial infection, antibiotics will be prescribed based on culture and sensitivity tests.
Living and Management
Your veterinarian will schedule follow-up appointments to follow your cat's progress every three weeks during chemotherapy therapy, and every three months after the of course of chemotherapy has ended.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
urinary tract infection
Also referred to as a UTI; a medical condition of the urinary tract and system in which the cells are damaged by microorganisms.
The hollow bodily organ that holds the embryo and fetus and provides nourishment; only found in female animals.
The term used to refer to the tube that carries sperm into the pelvis in the direction of the urethra.
Striped in color or texture
The term for the hip and related area
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
The zygote that is developed after conception
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
The term for the tubes that run from the uterus to the ovary; fallopian tubes
A passage in the body with walls
The sex cell of male animals; created in the testicles
Urethral Shaft Abnormality in Cats
An ectopic (displaced) ureter is a congenital abnormality in which one or both ureters...
Out-of-place Urethral Lining in Cats
An out-of-place urethral mucosal lining (the mucus-producing lining of the urethral...