Today’s case is a 12-year-old Doberman Pinscher with a cough. See what you think and write your interpretation in the comments section.
FindingsThere is a diffuse nodular alveolar pattern with an additional bronchial component. The cardiovascular structures are unremarkable. There is increase in soft tissue density surrounding the hilus and slightly ventral deviation of the carina on the right lateral projection. This may indicate hilar lymphadenopathy. There is mineralization within the area of the gall bladder.
- primary pulmonary neoplasia
- metastatic neoplasia (carcinoma, hemangiosarcoma)
- less likely infectious/inflammatory disease or hemorrhage