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Trachea: neoplasia

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Introduction

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Multiple tumors have been documented, but numbers are small.
  • Uncommon tumors, a number of different types being documented in the literature, with no definite number 1 type.
  • Benign osteochondral tumors grow from the cartilaginous rings.
  • Consist of cancellous bone topped with cartilage, probably inappropriate osteogenesis rather than a tumor; grow at the same rate as rest of skeleton.
  • Slow-growing tumors of different origins.

Timecourse

  • Months.
  • Patient may have had history of chronic cough, unresponsive to antibiotics.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Carlisle C H, Biery D N & Thrall D E (1991) Tracheal and laryngeal tumors in the dog and cat - Literature review and 13 additional patients. Vet Radiol 32 (5), 229-235 VetMedResource.

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