Visible spleen (SPV)

  • View:
    Lateral (cats 0nly)

  • Defining characteristics:
    The tail and/or body of the spleen is visible, visualization indicated that the spleen is prominent, enlarged, or normal

  • Common differential diagnoses:
    Normal, infectious, splenic hyperplasia, congestion, anesthetic drugs, primary or secondary neoplasia (localized)

  • Helpful additional data:
    Signalment, history

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

  • Commonly associated treatments:
    Based on primary

  • Commonly associated home care:
    Based on primary