Cholelithiasis and Choledolithiasis in a Dog

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  • 윤정희 (서울대학교 수의과학대학) ;
  • 허진영 (서울대학교 수의과학대학) ;
  • 황국진 (서울대학교 수의과학대) ;
  • 장동우 (서울대학교 수의과학대학) ;
  • 이영원 (충남대학교 수의과대학) ;
  • 윤화영 (서울대학교 수의과학대학) ;
  • 권오경 (서울대학교 수의과학대학) ;
  • 최민철 (서울대학교 수의과학대학)
  • Published : 2000.06.01

Abstract

Cholelithiasis and choledolithiasis were diagnosed with serum chemistry, abdominal radiography and ultrasonography in a 2.0 kg, 10 year-old Yorkshire Terrier dog showing signs of anorexia, vomiting, iceterus and depression. In serum chemistry, the level of alanine transferase, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate transferase, total bilitrubin and direct bilirubin were elevated. On abdominal radiographs, focal lesions with increased radiopacity were seen in the hepatic region and the size of liver was increased. In ultrasonographic examination, it were seen that distension of gall bladder, hypercehoic change of liver, obstruction of cystic duct by calcult and calculi in the gall bladder. Cholecystectomy was undertaken and there were no complications after the operation.

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