General information on Perianal Adenoma
Perianal Adenoma is a benign tumor that develops near the rectum of male dogs. Usually dogs with Perianal Adenoma are over seven years of age. Theses are slow growth tumors and need the male hormone testosterone to grow.
Symptoms of Perianal Adenoma
Symptoms of Perianal Adenoma include hard round masses around the anus. The dog may lick the area more intensively. These tumors can stretch the skin, cause bleeding and create an unusual odor.
Treatments for Perianal Adenoma
Your vet will need to surgically remove the Perianal Adenoma tumors. Neutering is sometimes done to remove the testosterone hormones.
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Perianal Adenoma experience by - Ann
Winnipeg, Mb. Canada
Our 15 year old mixed Corgi was just diagnosed with perianal adenoma. The vet thinks he may be to old for surgery.He is on 2 weeks of Clavamox 250mg.to prevent any infection. Also to apply cold packs for 5 mins.to the mass to try to reduce the size. We are very saddened.
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