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We have a 17 year old lovebird and just found a lump under

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the left wing JA: I'll do...
We have a 17 year old lovebird and just found a lump under the left wing
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the bird's name?
Customer: Birdie
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Birdie?
Customer: no, eats well has been active
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Bird Veterinary
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Can you upload a photo(s) of this lump to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see those icons on your particular device) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/ Please check that the photo(s) is in focus prior to uploading it.

Regretfully, a lump in such a geriatric lovebird usually indicates neoplasia - skin cancer in this case. Soft tissue sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and lymphosarcoma are most common in lovebirds.

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