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We have Yorkshire terrier Pixie, female, 6 y.o., no inflammatory or other diseases in anamnesis, intact. 1,5 week ago we found two small (up to 0,5 cm in diameter) lumps in her left and right mammary glands (last pair).
Today we consulted our veterinary – the inspection showed two small tumors with no involvement of regional lymphatic nodules (palpatory). Last heat was 1 month ago. It was proposed to us to undergo bilateral mammary gland ectomy. Blood test and biochemistry showed no abnormalities. BUT the X-Ray examination showed small (circa 1 mm) lesions in the roots of the lungs. Also there is enlargement of the heart. Our animal doctor said that it can be metastasis or result of some inflammatory process like pneumonia. He prompted to perform X-ray examination in 3 month and see it Mts or no, and the operation was canceled.
The dog is in great condition – no symptoms of desease or Mts (we are both medics with wife).
Also today we consulted X-ray doctor from Radiology department in human hospital (he is an experienced professional) and he said thed there are no any sightns of Mts, all vessels are clead and only right heart chambers are enlarged.
Is it a right tactics and should we worry about X-ray results?
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