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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||24|
|Journal||The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice|
|State||Published - Jan 1986|