Treatment Type: Diagnostic Procedures
Rated for: Yorkshire Terrier
Posted Jul. 21, 2018
Nodular hyperplasia is a benign condition which doesn't cause any symptoms nor changes in CBC or blood chemistry, it's mostly incidental finding on ultrasound or laparotomy which are performed because of some other problem.
Despite the fact that this is a common finding (15-60% of older dogs have it), it should never be glanced over, especially when found on ultrasound, since it can't be differentiated from other liver tumors based on macro appearance alone, it should always be sampled and sent to histology for determination.