Nasal tumors in the dog: retrospective evaluation of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

@article{Macewen1977NasalTI,
  title={Nasal tumors in the dog: retrospective evaluation of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.},
  author={E. Gregory Macewen and Stephen J. Withrow and Amiya K Patnaik},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1977},
  volume={170 1},
  pages={45-8}
}
The records of 43 dogs with nasal tumors (1969- 1974) were evaluated in retrospect. The median age at diagnosis was 10 years. Most affected dogs were bloody nasal discharge, sneezing, and nasal bone deformities. A new method of obtaining tissure for cytologic and histologic evalution proved to be accurate in making a definitive diagnosis in 50% of the cases evaluated. Affected dogs were treated by surgery, surgery plus immunotherapy, or not at all. The results of those treated by surgery alone… CONTINUE READING