Aneurysmal dilatation of the right auricle in two dogs

T Schwarz, R Willis, N J Summerfield, R Doust

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1512-+
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume226
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2005

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