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Ear Tumors .

If young cats can avoid injury or infectious disease (the chances of which are much greater if they are indoor-only), they usually only see the veterinarian for preventive care. One condition that bucks this trend is called the nasopharyngeal polyp. Polyps are benign masses of tissue that can form in many places throughout the body. In this case, the descriptor "nasopharyngeal" is a bit confusing because these masses generally do not originate in the nasopharynx (the area within the throat that lies behind the nasal cavities and above the soft palate*) but from the tubes connecting the middle ear to the nasopharynx (Eustachian or auditory tubes) or from within the tympanic bulla, a part of...

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