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Ultrasonographic Reference Values of Different Dimensions of Adrenal Glands in Healthy Dogs

DOI: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4276    | Article Id: B-4276 | Page : 1387-1389
Citation :- Ultrasonographic Reference Values of Different Dimensions of Adrenal Glands in Healthy Dogs.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2021.(55):1387-1389
Akash, Gulshan Kumar, R.P. Pandey anant.akash9@gmail.com
Address : Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, U.P. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go- Ansundhan Sansthan, Mathura-281 001, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 10-08-2020
Accepted Date : 25-11-2020

Abstract

Background: The present study was conducted to measure the dimensions of the adrenal glands in apparently healthy dogs for obtaining reference values via ultrasonographic modality.
Methods: This study was carried out on 18 apparently healthy dogs divided into three groups of six each viz., Group I, II and III. Ultrasonographic examination was performed in all the animals in lateral recumbency. Ultrasound images of adrenal glands were reported in the sagittal plane and different measurements of both the adrenal glands were determined.
Result: Both the adrenal glands were longest in Group III and shortest in Group I. Similarly, the cranial pole diameter and caudal pole diameter was thickest in Group III and thinnest in Group I. The measurements recorded during this study can be used as reference values.

Keywords

Adrenal glands Dogs Ultrasonography

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