Vesical calculi in dogs: a radiographic study
Keywords:Bladder calculi, Radiology, Dogs, Causality
AbstractForty-three dogs having radiodense calculi were submitted to positive cystography. Disorders that could predispose to the appearance of those calculi were radiographically analysed. In 5 bitches no other anomaly related to calculi was observed. In 34.21% of the 38 remaining dogs calculi were associated to lumbar vertebral osteophytes; 28.95% had vesical diverticula and 15.79% urachal vestige. A large prostate was observed in 15.79% of the dogs, and 5.26% showed lumbar intervertebral disk calcification.
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Iwasaki, M., Sterman, F. de A., & Crochik, S. da S. (1997). Vesical calculi in dogs: a radiographic study. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 34(1), 12-15. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v34i1p12-15
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