Case Studies

Biliary Cystadenoma in a 10-Month-Old Kitten and Its Successful Surgical Removal.

Biliary Cystadenoma: KEY

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: The owners thought this young adult cat was just getting fat. After being treated for abdominal distension and constipation, X-rays helped shed light on the problem: Biliary Cystadenoma.


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Unusual Presentation of Suspected Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicosis.

Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicosis Sign

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Anticoagulant rodenticide toxicosis is primarily caused by the ingestion of mouse or rat poison. When ingested by a pet, it interferes with blood clotting, potentially leading to uncontrolled bleeding and even death.


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Diskospondylitis and Epidural Abscess in an 8-Year Old Labrador Mix.

Diskospondylitis and Epidural Abscess

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Diskospondylitis is an infection that occurs within the disks and adjacent vertebrae of the back. Epidural abscess of the spinal column is a rare complication that can be fatal if left untreated.


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A Linear Foreign Body Attached Under the Tongue of a Domestic Short Hair.

Linear Foreign Body-01

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Linear foreign bodies can include objects such as string, rope, floss, broken hair bands, pieces of toy or clothing, or other long objects. They account for 50-61% of feline foreign body cases and 36% of canine cases. If a linear foreign body is diagnosed, ideally surgery should be pursued.


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Hepatic Encephalopathy in a 4-year-old Shih Tsu mix Dog.

Hepatic Encephalopathy: Shih Tzu Mix

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY Hepatic encephalopathy can be associated with extra-hepatic portosystemic shunts and/or hepatic microvascular dysplasia in small breed dogs. Pending surgical intervention, if an option, medical management of hepatic encephalopathy can help prevent secondary sequela. By Peggy McMahon, DVM Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care 1. Referral Max is a 4-year-old […]


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