Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2009;49(1):79-83.
Lymphocytic gastritis in a dog
Tae-Kyun Im, Sun-Hee Lee, Sun-Ho Son, Soo-Jung Lim, Seong-Mok Jeong, Sung-Whan Cho, Duck-Hwan Kim, Kun-Ho Song
College of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University
개에서 발생한 림프구성 위염 증례
임태균, 이선희, 손선호, 임수정, 정성목, 조성환, 김덕환, 송근호
충남대학교 수의과대학
Abstract
A 6-year-old, spayed female Miniature Pinscher dog with chronic vomiting lasted for 7 weeks was referred to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital of Chungnam National University. Physical examination, complete blood counts, serum chemistry, gastroscopy, upper gastrointestinal series, endoscopic biopsy and histopathological examination were performed for the diagnosis. The complete blood counts and serum biochemistry revealed no remarkable effect to the patient's general condition. Gastroscopy revealed erosion, erythema in mucosal surface of gastric lesions and endoscopic biopsy performed. No significant findings in upper gastrointestinal series were observed, and histopathologic examination revealed infiltration of lymphocyte in the gastric mucosa. Based on these findings, the dog was diagnosed with lymphocytic gastritis. The dog were treated by metronidazole and ranitidine with hypoallergenic diet, and then the patient showed no vomiting or other complications.
Key Words: dog, endoscopic biopsy, lymphocytic gastritis, stomach


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