Veterinary Ultrasound Society

1-year-old castrated male Shar-Pei

History of recurrent UTIs and cystic calculi. Presented for urethral obstruction (calculi).

Saggital ultrasound view of the urinary bladder

Urachal diverticulum confirmed by surgery. The ultrasound examination was performed right after the bladder catheterization, but prior to surgery.

Histopathology report:

  • “Severe, diffuse, chronic-active fibrosing and granulating fibrinohemorrhagic suppurative and ulcerative cystitis”.

Gross pathology of the Urachal diverticulum.