Feline Pancreatitis (“Il Grande Mistero”), the sonogram, & the needle. Cutting to the chase in feline pancreatic pathology.
Case managed by Dr. Erno Hollo, Dr. Keith Ross & staff at Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, Basking Ridge, NJ, USA. Sonogram and diagnostic evaluation performed by Eric Lindquist DMV (Italy), DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice), NJ Mobile Associates & SonoPath.com.?
History: (Colleen Puelsch BS, Kelly Vasquez RVT)): An 10-year-old FS Burmese cat was presented for anorexia, vomiting, and soft stool. The physical exam revealed mild dehydration, tacky mucous membranes, fever of 104 degrees F, and mild cranial abdominal pain upon palpation. CBC and blood chemistry analysis revealed only mild elevation in triglycerides. fPLI and urinalysis were not performed.