Dioctophyma renale in a dog: clinical diagnosis and surgical treatment.

@article{Ferreira2010DioctophymaRI,
  title={Dioctophyma renale in a dog: clinical diagnosis and surgical treatment.},
  author={Vivian Lindmayer Ferreira and F{\'a}bio Pestana Medeiros and Jos{\'e} Roberto July and T{\^a}nia F Raso},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={168 1-2},
  pages={
          151-5
        }
}
This study reports a case of parasitism by the giant kidney worm, Dioctophyma renale, diagnosed in the right kidney of a domestic dog. An adult female German Shepherd was attended with clinical history of prostration and hyporexia. The hemogram showed changes compatible with an inflammatory process, for that reason, an abdominal ultrasound was requested. Ultrasound image suggested the presence of D. renale in the right kidney. The diagnosis was confirmed after urinalysis due to the presence of… CONTINUE READING
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