Etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and management of canine silica urolithiasis.

C. A. Osborne, C. W. Clinton, K. M. Kim, C. F. Mansfield

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Silica uroliths were first recognized in dogs in the mid 1970s. Currently available data suggest that dietary factors may play a role in their pathogenesis. Diagnosis is facilitated by their typical jackstone appearance but must be verified by quantitative analysis. Surgery is the only feasible method of treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-208
Number of pages24
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1986


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