Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
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The liver is paramount in an animal's metabolism, playing a key role in regulating protein, carbohydrates, fat, viatmins, and minerals.
Chronic hepatitis is an etiologic diverse and morphologically variable condition associated by mixed inflammatory cell infiltrates.
The so-called "reactive hepatopathies" which occur secondary to non-hepatic disease can result in increased serum biochemical hepatic tests and histomorphologic abnormalities.
Liver disease is common in the cat and the finding of icterus is a frequently a clinical clue that the cause is primary liver disease.
The detection of abnormal liver biochemical tests in the asymptomatic as well as the symptomatic patient is a common finding on the routine blood screen.
Several hepatobiliary disorders have recently come under increased awareness in dogs.
The discussion below is directed at therapy for chronic hepatitis but much of what is presented can also be extrapolated to other types of liver disease in both the dog and cat.
Expert discussion on feline pancreatitis, including, clinical signs and risk factors, causes, associated conditions, diagnostic testing, treatment, pain management, and monitoring.