2006 Image Interpretation Session - Case 5

Signalment: A 3 year old male castrate Golden Retriever

History: A previously healthy patient was referred with a four day history of lethargy, anorexia and intermittent vomiting.

Physical Examination: An increased respiratory rate and effort were noted. Lung sounds were decreased ventrally and heart sounds were muffled.

Laboratory Data: CBC revealed a stress leukogram , thrombocytopenia and mild anemia. Biochemical and urinalysis were normal.

Available Study: Left and right lateral and ventrodorsal thoracic radiographs and thoracic ultrasound images.