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Persistent Regurgitation in Four Dogs with Caudal Esophageal Neoplasia.
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PMID:  23148135     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Esophageal neoplasia is an uncommon, but important, consideration for acute and chronic regurgitation and megaesophagus in dogs. The diagnosis can be challenging, and treatment options are often limited. This case series describes four dogs with regurgitation secondary to caudal esophageal masses. All dogs presented with regurgitation, and three of the four dogs had radiographically apparent megaesophagus. In all dogs, ancillary diagnostics revealed the presence of a caudal esophageal mass resulting in esophageal obstruction, and all mass lesions were histopathologically confirmed to be neoplastic. Treatment responses were variable, with one dog still alive 37 mo postdiagnosis at the time of manuscript preparation.
Katharine Arnell; Steve Hill; John Hart; Keith Richter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1547-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415027     Medline TA:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine, Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Diego, CA.
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