My choice of treatment for fat tumors is to stop first to supplement the toxins by avoiding those mentioned above. Then you must help your dog eliminate existing toxins and help his body in its process of detoxification and cure. I recommend a natural diet, filtered water, no medications, chemicals, herbicides, pesticides or vaccines on or around my patients. Treatment options include classic homeopathy, gemmotherapy, aromatics, bovine colostrum, supplementation with fatty acids and glandular therapy.
There are also variants such as angiolipomas, neomorphic lipomas, fusiform cell lipomas and adenolipomas. Most lipomas are best left alone, but fast-growing or painful lipomas can be treated with a variety of procedures ranging from steroid injections to tumor excision. . Lipomas must be distinguished from liposarcoma, which may look similar. Lipomas are slow-growing, almost always benign fat tumors that are most commonly found in subcutaneous tissues.
Additional symptoms may occur in people with Dercum Disease including fatigue, generalized weakness, tendency to bruise, headache, irritability and stiffness after rest, especially in the morning. An association with access to depression, memory or concentration and susceptibility to infection have been noted in some cases. Additional reports in the medical literature have linked Dercum's disease to a variety of conditions, including arthritis, hypertension, congestive heart failure, sleep disorders, dry eyes and myxedema, a condition due to a thyroid characterized by dry skin, swelling around the lips and nose, and mental deterioration.
The overall skin incisions are sutured with insoluble sutures that will need to be removed in the future. The recovery times vary from one patient to another. As a result, the lipoma surgeon will discuss with each patient how long recovery will take and when they can return to work and their normal level of activity. After the surgery, patients will receive detailed instructions on how to manage normal symptoms, how to take care of the incision, and potential signs of complications.
This is the surgical excision of a lipoma, fatty tumor, from a 90 pound mixed breed dog. Just another surgical case encountered fairly often. Just don’t understand why pet owners let these…