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Today's Daily Dose: Foxtails

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“Common radiographic signs of inhaled foreign bodies include pneumothorax, pleural effusion, focal pleural thickening and alveolar pattern. One or several of these signs may be present in a given case. In animals that have recent or only airway-associated foxtails, there may be no radiographic changes. Computed tomography is a very useful adjunct to radiographs, in order to locate all of the areas of suspected or confirmed foreign body prior to surgery or endoscopy.”

—Allison Zwingenberger, DVM, DACVR, DECVDI

From A guide to finding foxtails

 

 

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