Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 12

Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Struvite Urolith in a Yorkshire Terrier - A Case Report

N Gurunathan1*, N Vedhavani2 and C Chimithi2

1Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Pet City Clinic, Muthaliyarpet, Puducherry, India
2Pet City Clinic, Muthaliyarpet, Puducherry, India

*Corresponding Author: N Gurunathan, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Pet City Clinic, Muthaliyarpet, Puducherry, India.

Received: November 17, 2022; Published: November 29, 2022


A 4-Year-old, female Yorkshire Terrier was presented with a history of dysuria, hematuria for past 2 months and passaging of calculi in the urine. Physical examination revealed hard and distended urinary bladder. Physiological and hematological parameters were within normal range. Multiple cystic calculi and a large urethral calculus were diagnosed with radiography. Analysis of the voided stone disclosed it as struvite calculi. Midventral laparotomy and cystotomy was performed to retrieve all the cystoliths. Post-operatively, antibiotics and analgesics were followed along with medical management to prevent recurrence. Animal recovered uneventfully without recurrence with follow up for 6 months postoperatively.

Keywords: Cystotomy; Dysuria; Struvite Calculi; Urolithiasis


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Citation: N Gurunathan., et al. “Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Struvite Urolith in a Yorkshire Terrier - A Case Report".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.12 (2022): 192-194.


Copyright: © 2022 N Gurunathan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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