Multiple liver abscesses in a dog secondary to the liver fluke Metorchis conjunctus treated by percutaneous transhepatic drainage and alcoholization

Julie Denise Lemetayer, Elizabeth C. Snead, Greg S. Starrak, Brent A. Wagner

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Abstract

A 1-year-old German shepherd X husky cross dog was diagnosed with multiple liver abscesses and severe cholangitis secondary to the liver fluke Metorchis conjunctus. The dog was successfully treated with 2 percutaneous transhepatic drainage and alcoholization procedures, and a prolonged course of antibiotics and praziquantel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-609
Number of pages5
JournalCanadian Veterinary Journal
Volume57
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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