CT Scan Case Study
14 Week Old Boston Terrier With an Infection in the Chest
Young Boston terrier was suffering with respiratory distress due to chest infection.
Diagnostics Prior to Thoracic CT
CBC- PCV 27%
Chemistry- hypocalcemia and hypoglobulinemia. The ALT (391) was mildly elevated.
Full body radiographs- pleural effusion, interstitial pulmonary changes.
Cytology from thoracic fluid- many degenerative neutrophils with intracellular cocci.
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