A rare radiographic appearance of a calcified uterus in a queen with pyometra: A case report

Hayati, F. and Ahrari-Khafi, M. S. and Hassankhani, M. and Mansourian, M. and Asghari, S. (2016) A rare radiographic appearance of a calcified uterus in a queen with pyometra: A case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 61 (6). pp. 357-360.

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Abstract

This report describes the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of a queen with open pyometra. Lethargy, anorexia and previous treatment failure were the main reasons resulting in referral for diagnostic evaluation. The history, haematological and biochemical profiles and abdominal radiographs revealed open pyometra. Following ovariohysterectomy and antibiotic therapy there was total resolution of clinical signs. Histopathology of the uterus showed severe calcification. The unique part of this report was the rare appearance of multiple opacities in the radiographs. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of radiographic opacities in a domestic short-haired queen with open pyometra.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Hayati, F.; Resident of Veterinary Surgery, University of Tehran, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of SurgeryIran; email: farzaddr81@yahoo.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: Calcification Pyometra Queen Radiology Uterus
Subjects: WN Radiology . Diagnostic Imaging
WP Gynecology
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib4 lib4
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2020 07:20
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2020 07:20
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/13031

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