Overview of Fibrosarcoma of the Nasal and Paranasal Sinus
Nasal and paranasal sinus fibrosarcomas are slow growing, progressive, invasive tumors of the nose, nasal cavity and surrounding communicating recesses that can occur in dogs.
As with other tumors, the cause is unknown. These tumors are seen more commonly in dogs than cats and are seen in all ages, although it is most common in middle aged and older animals. Fibrosarcoma of the nasal and paranasal sinus are seen more commonly in the male and there is no breed predilection.
What to Watch For
Signs of nasal and paranasal sinus fibrosarcoma in dogs may include:
Diagnosis of Nasal and Paranasal Sinus Fibrosarcoma
Treatment of Nasal and Paranasal Sinus Fibrosarcoma
Home Care and Prevention
Administer all medication and follow recommendations by your veterinarian. Follow up as directed. If your pet’s condition is not improving and/or getting worse, seek veterinary attention at once.
Overall, nasal and paranasal fibrosarcomas are very aggressive, and carry a guarded prognosis.
There is no preventative care for fibrosarcoma.