Canine and Feline Exudative Pleural Diseases

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Exudative pleural diseases are a common cause of respiratory distress and systemic illness in dogs and cats. This article covers the pathophysiology, development, and classification of exudative pleural effusions. The most current diagnostic strategies, causes, imaging findings, and medical or surgical treatment options for select diseases are reviewed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019


  • Bilothorax
  • Chylothorax
  • Hemothorax
  • Pyothorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals


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