Two cases of paraprostatic cysts in castrated male dogs

Zachary J. Goodrich, Vicki L. Wilke, Margaret V Root Kustritz

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Abstract

Two castrated male dogs presented for evaluation of tenesmus. Presurgical evaluations included complete physical examinations, serum biochemistry, abdominal ultrasonography, and MRI (case 2 only). Paraprostatic cysts were diagnosed in both cases based on the results of abdominal ultrasonography, MRI, and histopathology of tissue samples obtained during exploratory laparotomy. To the authors' knowledge, the two cases presented herein are the first documented cases of paraprostatic cysts that developed after castration in male dogs. Paraprostatic cysts should be considered in the differential diagnoses for castrated male dogs with prostatic disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e195-e198
JournalJournal of the American Animal Hospital Association
Volume47
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011

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