Flashcards in Random Renal Things Deck (21)
What rabbit disease causes neurologic and renal disease?
What is a common renal disease of hamsters?
How do you treat amyloidosis in hamsters?
No effective tx
What animals have a renal portal system?
What is a renal portal system?
Blood from caudal half of body passes through kidney before going to the heart
What drug can you NOT give a reptile in the caudal half of its body?
Aminoglycosides (gentamicin) are nephrotoxic
What diet will predispose an iguana to renal failure?
What are clinical signs of renal failure in an iguana?
Episcleral injection, swelling of pharyngeal region, pain on abd palpation
Do snakes have a bladder?
A bird with a hx of PD, wt loss, and progressive unilateral leg lameness might have what disease?
Why does a renal adenocarcinoma cause progressive unilateral leg lameness in birds?
Compression on ischiatic nerve
What causes visceral gout?
Urate crystal accumulation d/t renal damage or severe dehydration
What is the most common cause of pyelonephritis in cows?
E. coli, Corynebacterium renale
What are clinical signs of pyelonephritis in cows?
No lactation, anorexia, elevated HR/RR, arched back
How will a cow's urine look if it has pyelonephritis?
Cloudy and bloody
In which species does chronic renal failure cause hypercalcemia d/t high levels of Ca in the diet?
What is the kidney worm of pigs?
What is the intermediate host of porcine kidney worm (S. denatus)?
What are clinical signs of porcine kidney worm (S. denatus)?
Unthriftiness, slow growth, posterior ataxia/paralysis
How do you dx porcine kidney worm (S. denauts)?