Otolithiasis in three dogs

L S Ziemer, T Schwarz, M Sullivan

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Abstract

Mineral opacities within the tympanic bullae, termed otoliths, were detected in three dogs by means of radiography and computed tomography. Radiographic signs of otitis externa were present in two dogs. One dog had clinical signs of vestibular disease, whereas the other two dogs had no clinical evidence of ear disease. Otolithiasis may represent mineralized necrotic material of a current or previous case of otitis media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-31
Number of pages4
JournalVeterinary Radiology and Ultrasound
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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