Cholelithiasis & Post-Hepatic Obstruction
Cholelithiasis & Post-Hepatic Obstruction In A Dog.
By Dr. Johanna Frank (DACVIM) of New Jersey Mobile Associates
History (Vaquez RVT/Frank DVM, DACVIM): An 8-year-old FS Cavalier King Charles Spaniel presented for anorexia for 3 days, decreased drinking, and lethargy. There was prior history of foreign body removal and cholecystectomy owing to cholelithiasis four months earlier. The owner reported that the patient never fully recovered from foreign body surgery and has demonstrated intermittent G.I. signs ever since. Physical examination revealed marked icterus, mucous membranes pale pink with icterus and a CRT