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PetEducation.com explains that calcinosis cutis is a condition in dogs that causes hard nodules to develop on the back or groin. Calcinosis cutis is caused by excessive treatments with corticosteroids or glandular tumors... More »

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Cancer, certain viral or bacterial infections and autoimmune diseases may cause a lump on the back of the neck, notes Healthline. A neck lump may also occur due to an injury or torticollis. These factors result in the en... More »

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Several conditions can cause lumps and bumps to form below the skin or on its surface, such as cherry angiomas, skin cysts, epidermoid cysts, keratosis pilaris and folliculitis, according to WebMD. Skin bumps can also re... More »

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The first noticeable symptoms of Cushing's disease in canines are a steep, sudden increase in water intake and urination, according to PetEducation.com. A dramatic increase in appetite is the second most noticeable sympt... More »

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The chemical that ticks secrete to help them fasten to the skin of their hosts irritates the host's skin and may cause a lump to form, even after the tick has been removed. Lumps can also be caused when residual tick bod... More »

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The reason for a lump on the left side flank of a dog behind the ribcage is usually due to a tumor or lipoma. Lipoma is a common fatty deposit that is found underneath the skin. More »

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In dogs, mange is a skin disease caused by external parasites called mites that are found on the dog's skin and hair follicles. Dogs typically play host to a number of mites, although mange occurs when the number of mite... More »

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