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Liver Tumor (Hepatocellular Adenoma) in Dogs

Treatment

 

Surgery may be attempted to excise the tumor along with some normal tissue. A large portion of the liver can be removed if required. If the tumor is bleeding, a blood transfusion may be required for your dog. Other symptomatic treatment is conducted to minimize discomfort related to this disease.

 

Living and Management

 

Your veterinarian will perform regular checkups every three to four months to check for recurrence. Laboratory testing may also be conducted on a regular basis to see the status of the tumor. Abdominal ultrasound is an excellent tool for evaluating the status of the tumor. As benign in nature, complete excision of the tumor mass will lead to an excellent recovery in most cases.

 

 

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