Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Radiology: liver

Contributor(s): Laura Garrett, Fraser J McConnell

Introduction

Overview
  • Radiography allows evaluation of liver size, position and shape. Severe liver dysfunction may be present with a normal appearing liver.
  • Biopsy is usually required for definitive diagnosis of liver disease.
  • See radiography: abdomen   Radiography: abdomen  for details of positioning technique.

Radiographic considerations

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Indications

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Interpretation

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Additional studies

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Newell S M, Graham J P, Roberts G D et al(2000)Quanlitative magnetic resonance imaging of the normal feline cranial abdomen. Vet Radiol41, 27-34.
  • Lee R & Leowijuk C (1982)Normal parameters in abdominal radiology of the dog and cat. JSAP23, 251-25.


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