Excision of tumors in the nasal vestibule of two dogs.

  title={Excision of tumors in the nasal vestibule of two dogs.},
  author={David Eric Holt and C Prymak and Simon Evans},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  volume={19 6},
Two dogs with tumors in the left nasal vestibule were treated by surgical excision of the affected part of the nose. Radiation and chemopotentiation were used in one dog, which remained tumor-free after 12 months. When recovering from anesthesia, the second dog developed respiratory distress associated with upper airway obstruction and failure to mouth breathe. The dog was successfully treated by temporary tracheostomy and remained tumor-free after 3 months. Surgery preserved the function of… CONTINUE READING