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Lung: pulmonary neoplasia

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Introduction

  • May be generalized or diffuse.
  • Cause: primary or secondary neoplasia.
  • Signs: cough, dyspnea, exercise intolerance, other signs of neoplastic disease.
  • Diagnosis: radiography, CT scan, cytology, histopathology.
  • Treatment: surgical excision, chemotherapy.
  • Prognosis: guarded - depends on tumor type.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

Diagnosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Marlowe K W, Robat C S, Clarke D M, Taylor A, Touret M, Husbands B D et al (2018) Primary pulmonary histiocytic sarcoma in dogs: a retrospective analysis of 37 cases (2000-2015).Vet Comp Oncol 16, 658-663 PubMed.  
  • Polton G, Finotello R, Sabattini S, Rossi F, Laganga P, Vasconi M E, Barbanera A, Stiborova K, Rohrer Bley C, Marconato L (2018) Survival analysis of dogs with advanced primary lung carcinoma treated by metronomic cyclophosphamide, piroxicam and thalidomide. Vet Comp Oncol 16(3), 399-408 PubMed.  
  • Wouda R M, Miller M E, Chon E, Stein T J (2015) Clinical effects of vinorelbine administration in the management of various malignant tumor types in dogs: 58 cases (1997–2012).J Am Vet Med Assoc 246, 1230-1237 PubMed
  • Alexander K, Joly H, Blond L, D'Anjou M-A, Nadeau M-E, Olive J et al (2012) A comparison of computed tomography, computed radiography, and film-screen radiography for the detection of canine pulmonary nodules.Vet Radiol Ultrasound 53, 258-265 PubMed.  
  • Nemanic S, London CA, Wisner E R (2006) Comparison of thoracic radiographs and single breath-hold helical CT for detection of pulmonary nodules in dogs with metastatic neoplasia. J Vet Intern Med20(3), 508-515 PubMed.   
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