Answer 3 Questions About This Thoracic Radiograph

April 14, 2017

Pictured: Thoracic radiograph of a 13-year-old Labrador.

Questions

  1. What’s your diagnosis?
  2. Name at least 2 diseases that can cause this condition or that can exist concurrently.
  3. What is a possible complication of this condition?
 

Answers

  1. Megaesophagus.
  2. Myasthenia gravis, laryngeal paralysis, hypothyroidism, Addison’s disease, persistence of the right aortic arch (PRAA).
  3. Aspiration pneumonia.

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