Prominent spleen (SMG)

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  • View:
    Lateral (dogs only)
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  • Defining characteristics:
    Changes in the tail and body (enlarged in size, rounded /irregular margins, mass-like structure)
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  • Common differential diagnoses:
    Breed-specific variant (GSD and Greyhounds), inflammatory, splenic hyperplasia, congestion, anesthetic drugs, neoplasia, etc

  • Helpful additional data:
    Signalment, history. Has the patient received sedatives?

  • Commonly associated diagnostics:
    Consider *SignalCare MDB, consider abdominal ultrasound

  • Commonly associated treatments:
    Based on primary

  • Commonly associated home care:
    Based on primary


*SignalCare MDB = CBC/Chemistry/Urinalysis/Thoracic ultrasound/Abdominal ultrasound