A fibroma is a benign tumor of the connective tissue.


Urgency level 3


Danger level 3


Fibroma usually grow quickly and may reach the size of a hazelnut or even bigger. They often erode at their surface and break open. Upon handling, a fibroma feels firm or even hard. Trunk and limbs are common sites for this tumor to develop.


The underlying cause of a fibroma remains mostly unknown.


If the nature of a suspicous lump (benign or malign) is unclear, a fibroma would often be removed for safety reasons.

Emergency measures

If you have noticed a suspicous lump on your dogs skin, consult a veterinarian.

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