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Treatment is typically done on an outpatient basis. If there is a protruding mass, it is important to keep the area clean and watch for problems urinating, as they are common. The recurrence rate is high; 66-100% of animals will have the medical condition return after treatment.
If the animal is unable to urinate, this is a sign of a serious medical condition and should be treated immediately. The outcome for the animal is positive, but there are complications that can occur when the urethra is involved.
There are no current prevention methods for this medical condition.
The genitalia of a female; found on the outside
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
The collection of fluid in the tissue
Having a hard time urinating; pain while urinating
The falling forward of something, usually visceral