Osteosarcoma. Description- Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumor found in dogs. Causes- The exact causes of osteosarcoma are not known. Symptoms– Dogs display distinctive lameness and there is also a swelling at the primary site. Treatment- The first step is to take lateral and craniocaudal radiographic.
Many signs of bone cancer are subtle. They can include swelling, lameness, and joint or bone pain. In some cases, dogs suffering from bone cancer will appear tired or have anorexia.
It is considered similar to pediatric osteosarcoma in humans, a bone cancer that. Osteosarcoma typically affects large breed older dogs but dogs one to two years. This results in an overall less favorable prognosis than for a malignant tumor .
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Clinical Presentation. Osteosarcoma of the appendicular skeleton is considered to be a disease of middle aged to older dogs that are of large or giant breed.