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|Treatment depends on the underlying cause
|In cases where the uropygial gland is abscessed, impacted, or metaplastic, applying a hot compress followed by exerting digital pressure can be helpful for extruding the contents. For cases where the uropygial gland is impacted, an incision over the affected area and removal of the impacted material may be needed.
|Wound care may be needed if an ulceration is present
|In cases where a tumor is present, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and cryotherapy may be required.
|If pain and inflammation are involved.
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