Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/ Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery Kato's Facial Tumor 08/12/10 This growth was biopsied in January, 2008 and found to be benign. About the size of a large shooter marble at the time, it was thought to be nothing to worry about. It grew to this between May, 2008 and September, 2009 and never got any bigger after that. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344528 103344528 Kato's Facial Tumor 08/12/10 This growth was biopsied in January, 2008 and found to be benign. About the size of a large shooter marble at the time, it was thought to be nothing to worry about. It grew to this between May, 2008 and September, 2009 and never got any bigger after that. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344529 103344529 Kato's Facial Tumor 08/12/10 This growth was biopsied in January, 2008 and found to be benign. About the size of a large shooter marble at the time, it was thought to be nothing to worry about. It grew to this between May, 2008 and September, 2009 and never got any bigger after that. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344530 103344530 Kato's Facial Tumor 08/12/10 This growth was biopsied in January, 2008 and found to be benign. About the size of a large shooter marble at the time, it was thought to be nothing to worry about. It grew to this between May, 2008 and September, 2009 and never got any bigger after that. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344531 103344531 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 And so it begins https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344532 103344532 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103344533 103344533 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345134 103345134 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345135 103345135 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Top side...does it invade the sinus or nasal cavity? https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345136 103345136 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345137 103345137 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345138 103345138 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345139 103345139 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Still top side...no sinus involvement https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345140 103345140 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345141 103345141 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345142 103345142 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345143 103345143 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345144 103345144 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Almost free https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345145 103345145 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 It is free...no nasal, sinus, or jaw involvement. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345146 103345146 Not a Turtle...Kato's Facial Tumor This tumor weighed 2.6 pounds. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345147 103345147 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Now comes the hard part...can the wound be closed and Kato still have mobility for eating and a decent cosmetic outcome. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345148 103345148 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 That is one mighty big hole... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345149 103345149 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 If we put this here https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345150 103345150 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 And that there https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345151 103345151 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 It looks like it will work https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345152 103345152 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Yep...it's going to work... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345153 103345153 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Almost closed https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345154 103345154 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Not too darn bad at all considering the size of the tumor. Little lump on top but doc didn't want to cut away anything more than absolutely necessary. We'll call him Rhino Pig if it doesn't resolve. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345155 103345155 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 There's that rhino lump we were talking about... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345156 103345156 Kato's Facial Tumor Surgery 10/14/10 Finishing cleaning him up to get him off the table... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103345157 103345157 Kato Post Op 42 Hours Much swelling, not unexpected... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103351274 103351274 Kato Post Op 42 Hours Hope the suture line holds... https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103351275 103351275 Kato Post Op 42 Hours Widespread swelling https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103351276 103351276 Kato Post Op 42 Hours Extremely widespread and extensive swelling. The lip is not even discernible and there was some concern that the suture line could open and would have to heal as an open wound. Such was not the case. https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=103351277 103351277 Five Days Post Op Munching the acorns https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243397 104243397 Five Days Post Op Munchin' those acorns https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243399 104243399 Five Days Post Op Hanging out in the yard in good light https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243398 104243398 Kato Two Weeks Post Op https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243396 104243396 Kato Two Weeks Post Op https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243400 104243400 Kato Two Weeks Post Op https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243401 104243401 Kato Two Weeks Post Op https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243402 104243402 Kato Two Weeks Post Op https://darlynnsdarlins.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104243403 104243403