IDENTIFYING the origin of abdominal masses can be challenging in veterinary medicine. Factors assisting in this process include the relative position of the mass within the abdomen and its relationship to other organs, how fixed or mobile it is, and whether it is associated with an effusion. This article describes how the complementary techniques of radiography and ultrasonography can help to determine the source of abdominal masses, highlighting key features that can aid in lesion localisation.
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