Gallbladder rupture by gallbladder mucoceles in 3 dogs

개에서 담낭 점액낭종에 의한 담낭 파열 3례

  • 최지혜 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 김현욱 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 반현정 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 김진경 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 장재영 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 김혜진 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 서지민 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 이민정 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 윤정희 (서울대학교 수의과대학 BK21 수의과학연구인력양성사업단)
  • Accepted : 2006.12.18
  • Published : 2007.03.30


In 3 dogs with gallbladder mucocele, rupture of gallbladder was diagnosed and treated. Althoughthe diagnosis of gallbladder is challenging due to non-specific clinical signs and physical examinationfindings, mucoceles are ultrasonographically characterized by the appearance of the stellate or finely striatedbile paterns and difer from biliary sludge by the absence of gravity dependent bile movement. In thiscase, gallbladder rupture caused by mucocele can be diagnosed based on not only above characteristicsbut secondary lesion such as ascites around gallbladder and swollen hyperechoic mesentery.


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