Combined pathologies of liver, kidneys and pancreas in domestic cats

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Various infectious and invasive diseases, as well as individual metabolic disorders caused by poisoning and non-infectious diseases lead to multiple organ pathologies. The pathogenesis of combined lesions in parenchymal organs is due to their anatomical and functional relationship. The aim of the research was to study the nosological forms of non-infectious diseases of liver, kidneys and pancreas in domestic cats, to establish the proportion of multiple organ pathologies and to compare their clinical indicators. The article presents the results of multiple organ pathologies spreading in domestic cats, describes the main nosological forms of diseases, their clinical picture, biochemical and ultrasound indicators. 234 animals of different sexes and different ages were studied in the experiment. Diseased animals were diagnosed based on the results of clinical, biochemical and ultrasound studies. Liver diseases were diagnosed in 18.3 % of cats, kidney - 16.3 %, pancreas - 11.5 % of cats. Multiple organ pathologies were established in 28.7 % of animals, including hepatonephritis in 16.7 %, hepatopancreatitis - 9.0 %, hepatopancreonephritis - 3.0 %. Among nosological forms of diseases in sick cats, hepatonephritis, chronic glomerulonephritis, chronic hepatitis, and fatty degeneration of liver were more common, and only in one case - cirrhosis.

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Viktor N. Denisenko

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology

Author for correspondence.

Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor, Department of Disease Diagnostics, Therapy, Obstetrics and Animal Reproduction

23, Akademika Skryabina st., Moscow, 109472, Russian Federation

Altomah M. Alabed

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology


PhD student, Department of Disease Diagnostics, Therapy, Obstetrics and Animal Reproduction

23, Akademika Skryabina st., Moscow, 109472, Russian Federation

Natalya M. Zueva

Tsentr Veterinary Clinic


Candidate of Biological Sciences, Veterinarian

11/1, Tsvetnoy Boulevard, Moscow, 127051, Russian Federation


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