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Management Very Large Urolith in Pomerian Dog - A Case Report

E. Erwin, E. Etriwati and D. Noviana

Laboratory of Clinic and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2019 : 96 (10) - pages 51 to 52
(Received: April, 2019, Accepted: June, 2019)


A Pomeranian dog with clinical symptoms of increasing urination frequency, depression, lethargy, vomiting, pain in abdominal area, decreasing appetite, hematuria, and alkaline urine pH was presented. Blood prole examination showed increase of total leucocyte and decrease in erythrocyte and hemoglobin content. Ultrasound examination revealed thickening urinary vesical wall with 33 mm hypoechoic mass. The cystotomy was conducted to eliminate urolith. One week after surgery, patient had recovered with normal appetite

Key Words: Cystotomy, dog, urolith

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