IVG Newsletter – September 2016 Edition

Written on September 08, 2016 by Staff Veterinarian

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  • Ectopic Ureters in Dogs. Written by Rachel L. Cooper, DVM, DACVIMEctopic ureters (EU) are a congenital malformation in which the ureteral orifice terminates at a position other than that of the trigone of the bladder. This abnormality arises from the migration of the ureteral bud along the mesonephric duct during embryogenesis.  In females, termination of the ureter has been reported in the distal trigone, bladder neck, urethra, uterus, vagina, and vestibule.  In males, termination of the ureter has been described in the distal trigone, bladder neck, urethra, seminal vesicles and vas deferens. … Keep reading
  • Cody 11y MN Golden Retriever. Written by Jennifer Brisson, DVM, DACVR

    History: 3-4  week history of right hind limb lameness. Currently being treated with Previcox, with reducing efficacy.

    Physical Exam: Pain on palpation of stifles bilaterally (R>L). No evidence of medial buttress or cranial drawer bilaterally. Slight prostatomegaly on rectal examination. Soft moveable right lateral thoracic wall mass
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