Canine and Feline Exudative Pleural Diseases

Steven E. Epstein, Ingrid M. Balsa

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Abstract

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
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019

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Pleural Diseases
Felidae
Pleural Effusion
Diagnostic Imaging
distress
pathophysiology
Canidae
Cats
image analysis
Dogs
cats
dogs

Keywords

  • Bilothorax
  • Chylothorax
  • Hemothorax
  • Pyothorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals

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Canine and Feline Exudative Pleural Diseases. / Epstein, Steven E.; Balsa, Ingrid M.

In: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice, 01.01.2019.

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