mastocytoma

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mastocytoma

[¦mas·tə‚sī′tō·mə]
(veterinary medicine)
A local proliferation of mast cells forming a tumorous nodule; seen most frequently in dogs, but occasionally noted in humans.
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Cutaneous mast cell tumours with pulmonary metastasis in a hen.
About Canine Mast Cell Tumor Mast cell tumour (MCT), also known as a mastocytoma, is the most common cutaneous malignant neoplasm in dogs, accounting for 16 to 21% of all skin tumours.
Also, the product has MUMS designation for the treatment of non resectable Grade II and III mast cell tumours in dogs that have not received previous therapy except for corticosteroids.
Although they often appear as raised, erythematous, alopectic masses, mast cell tumours adopt benign or aggressive clinical presentations, as well as involve different anatomical sites.
Skin lumps can be serious, especially if they are mast cell tumours.
Advances in the diagnosis and management of cutaneous mast cell tumours in dogs.