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Dogs with urate uroliths can typically be managed nutritionally with a low-purine veterinary therapeutic diet.
Cutaneous and subcutaneous masses may be hyperplastic, inflammatory, neoplastic, and cystic, or a combination thereof.
Common therapies for CHF treatment include diuretics, pimobendan, and RAAS inhibitors.
Understanding the more subtle radiographic changes will help lead to an early diagnosis so that therapeutic intervention can be instituted before severe osteoarthritis develops.
Biomarkers such as CRP are likely to play an increasing role in the care of companion animals, as they provide information that may not be available with routine laboratory testing.
Although dipylidiasis is not life-threatening, the zoonotic significance warrants timely diagnosis and treatment.