Diagnosis and resolution of pancreatic pseudocysts with percutaneous ultrasound-guided aspiration in two dogs

개 췌장 위낭종에서 초음파 유도 흡인 생검을 통한 진단 및 치료 2례

  • Choi, Jihye (Haemaru Referral Animal Hospital) ;
  • Kim, Hyunwook (Haemaru Referral Animal Hospital) ;
  • Seo, Jeemin (Haemaru Referral Animal Hospital) ;
  • Lee, Minjung (Haemaru Referral Animal Hospital) ;
  • Kim, Junyoung (College of Veterinary Medicine and BK21 Program for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University) ;
  • Yoon, Junghee (College of Veterinary Medicine and BK21 Program for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University)
  • 최지혜 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 김현욱 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 서지민 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 이민정 (해마루 이차진료동물병원) ;
  • 김준영 (서울대학교 수의과대학 BK21 수의과학연구인력사업단) ;
  • 윤정희 (서울대학교 수의과대학 BK2l 수의과학연구인력사업단)
  • Accepted : 2007.07.31
  • Published : 2007.09.30


Pancreatic pseudocyst is one of the most common pancreatic mass lesions developed following acute or chronic pancreatitis. Two dogs were presented with nonspecific clinical signs such as abdominal pain, vomiting and depression and diagnosed as pancreatic pseudocysts through percutaneous ultrasound-guided aspiration. Pancreatic pseudocyst may contain pancreatic juice, so leads the deteriorate state of patient through pertinent inflammation and autodigestion of pancreas. In this study, the clinical signs and pancreatic lesion were improved after aspiration. Percutaneous ultrasound-guided aspiration can provide the diagnostic information through cytology and lipase and amylase concentration, and be selected as the first choice for treatment.


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