Right auricular aneurysmal dilatation should be included in differential diagnoses of masses detected radiographically in the cranial mediastinum.
Herniation of the right auricle through a pericardial defect is a possible cause for such lesions in dogs.
An absence of abnormal echocardiographic findings does not rule out the presence of a right auricular aneurysm.
Angiographic evaluation may be indicated to confirm or rule out right auricular aneurysmal dilatation.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association|
|Publication status||Published - 1 May 2005|