What are the symptoms of lymphoma in cats?

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What are the symptoms of lymphoma in cats?

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Cats who develop lymphoma are much more likely to develop more severe symptoms than dogs. Dogs often appear healthy except for swollen lymph nodes; cats will often be physically ill. The symptoms correspond closely to the location of the lymphoma. Cats with the alimentary form of lymphoma often present with weight loss, rough hair coat, loss of appetite, vomiting and diarrhea. Cats with the mediastinal form often have respiratory distress and fluid in the lung cavity. If lymphoma develops in the kidney, the cat may have increased water consumption and increased urination. If the lymphoma is located in the nose, the cat may have discharge from the nose and facial swelling. Cats who are also infected with FeLV often present with pale mucous membranes due to anemia. How is feline lymphoma diagnosed? Diagnosis of lymphoma in cats is based on a series of observations and tests. A physical exam may revealing swellings in the lymph nodes or GI tract. X-rays, ultrasounds, or physical examinati

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