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Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease in a Domestic Short Haired Cat- A Rare CaseP.Ramesh, D.Sumathi, K.Jeyaraja, C.Jayanthi and M.G.Jayathangaraj
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai 600 007, Tamil NaduPublished in the Indian Veterinary Journal September 2019 : 96 (09) - pages 63 to 64
(Received: March, 2019, Accepted: May, 2019)
A four month old, Domestic Short Haired female kitten was presented to the referral hospital, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai, with a history of dull, stunted growth, hyporexia, polyuria, and distended abdomen. Rough hair coat, dehydration and pale mucosa were observed upon clinical examination. Plain survey radiographs revealed renomegaly with uid shadow. Abdominal ultrasonography showed bilateral enlargement of kidneys, multiple, large anechoic areas separated by thin septum, occupied almost 90% of renal parenchyma and conrmed as a polycystic kidney disease.Key Words: Cat, Congenital, Polycystic kidney, Renal insuf ciency, Ultrasonography.