Articles by Dr. John A. Bukowski, DVM, and Dr. Susan E. Aiello, DVM

Dr. John A. Bukowski, DVM, and Dr. Susan E. Aiello, DVM are veterinarians and contributing writers to the Merck Veterinary Manual. The included articles were originally published with the permission of WebVet. That website doesn't exist since and I am honored to preserve the articles on my blog.
A Primer on Cysts in Dogs: What Are Cyst?

A Primer on Cysts in Dogs: What Are Cyst?

Cysts are hollow sacs containing liquid or solid material. Some tumors have centers that are cystic, but this discussion covers only cysts that are not cancerous. Common cysts in dogs include: follicular cysts sweat gland cysts congenital cysts and cysts secondary to trauma Follicular cysts are particularly prone to secondary infection by bacteria. What does a cyst look like? Cysts…

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