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Imaging diagnosis - canine thoracic mesothelimoa
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound (2007)
  • R L Echandi, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Federica Morandi, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Shelley Newman, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • Amy Holford, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Abstract

A 12-year-old neutered female Pembroke Welsh Corgi had a 2-month history of a progressive, productive cough nonresponsive to therapy. Mild pleural effusion, right middle lung lobe collapse, and multiple subpleural nodular lesions were detected in thoracic radiographs and computed tomography (CT) images. Histopathologic diagnosis of the pleural nodules was mesothelioma. Mesothelioma should be considered in patients where pleural masses are detected in radiographs or CT images.

Keywords
  • Animals,
  • Dog Diseases pathology,
  • Dog Diseases radiography,
  • Dogs,
  • Fatal Outcome,
  • Female,
  • Immunohistochemistry veterinary,
  • Lung Neoplasms pathology,
  • Lung Neoplasms radiography,
  • Lung Neoplasms veterinary,
  • Mesothelioma pathology,
  • Mesothelioma radiography,
  • Mesothelioma veterinary,
  • Radiography,
  • Thoracic veterinary,
  • Tomography,
  • X-Ray Computed methods,
  • Tomography,
  • X-Ray Computed veterinary
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
R L Echandi, Federica Morandi, Shelley Newman and Amy Holford. "Imaging diagnosis - canine thoracic mesothelimoa" Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound Vol. 48 Iss. 3 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/shelley_newman/17/