Pyometra or Abdominal Mass
Why do we always perform a full abdominal sonogram from diaphragm to pelvic urethra? Simple ovarian tumor and eventual OVH? Even though it may seem so, the prudent clinical sonographer will image the right adrenal gland in full (even if not overtly indicated form the history) and not be satisfied with the simple 2-D right adrenal view.
Dr. Doug Casey of English Bay Ultrasound Service, Vancouver, B.C, Canada gives the practitioner and client something more to think about in this month’s SonoPath November 2012 case of the month.
A 13-year-old, intact female Fox terrier was presented for evaluation of possible pyometra or abdominal mass. A mid abdominal thickening was palpable.