Description    Single or multiple Lipomas are common (dog) or rare (cat) benign growths of older animals that can cause mechanical interference or pain due to location.
Species   Canine, Feline
Signs   Abdominal distention, Abnormal lung or pleural sounds, Anorexia, Coughing, Dullness, Dysphagia, Dyspnea, Exercise intolerance, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb swelling, Head, face, ears, jaw, nose, nasal, swelling, Hindlimb lameness, Hindlimb swelling, Increased respiratory rate, Internal abdominal mass, Neck swelling, Oral cavity, tongue swelling, Orbital, periorbital, periocular, conjunctival swelling, Pelvic or perineal swelling, Reluctant to move, Skin edema, Swelling mass anus rectum, Swelling skin or subcutaneous, Swelling, mass external abdomen, Tenesmus, Thoracic swelling, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weight loss
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