Today’s case is a 6-year-old FS mixed breed dog who presented for intermittent vomiting, decreased appetite and hypercalcemia. What are your differential diagnoses?
There is a rounded, ill-defined soft tissue mass present in the craniodorsal abdomen, caudal to the stomach. A mass effect is present causing compression of the stomach and caudal displacement of the right kidney. The spleen is mildly enlarged. No abnormalities of the gastrointestinal tract are observed and the serosal detail is normal.
- Cranial right abdominal mass; possible tissues of origin include liver, pancreas, GI tract or lymph nodes
- Mild splenomegaly
- Abdominal ultrasound is recommended for further evaluation
Abdominal carcinoma (likely neuroendocrine) in the area of the pancreas with multiple liver metastasis