Liver: hepatomegaly - radiograph lateral in Cats (Felis) | Vetlexicon
felis - Images

Liver: hepatomegaly – radiograph lateral

ISSN 2398-2950

Contributor(s) :

Liver: hepatomegaly - radiograph lateral

= annotation - select to reveal
  1. Slight caudodorsal displacement of stomach axis.
  2. Edge of one liver lobe, shown against intra-abdominal fat.
  3. Irregular margin to mass extending ventrally from liver.
  4. Incidental adrenal calcification, common in older cats.
  5. This mass could be associated with liver or gall bladder. A VD radiograph might add further information. Radiograph thorax to check for lung metastases.
  6. Post mortem of this cat showed extensive hepatocellular neoplasia.
  7. If stomach is unclear and change in liver size is suspected, administration of a small amount of barium may be helpful in showing the stomach axis.