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Week 28

Signalment Species

SpeciesFel
BreedDSH
SexF/S
Age14yr

Presenting Complaint

History of vomiting for 2 years duration, weight loss, and inappropriate urination.

Physical Examination

  • Emaciated
  • Cardiac murmur - sternal

Hematological Findings

  • Total T4 - 96.2nmol/L (ref. 10.0 - 45.5nmol/L)

Nuclear Scintigraphy Findings

  • Left thyroid to salivary ratio - 2.9:1.0

  • Right thyroid to salivary ratio - 1.45:1.0

  • Bilateral hyperthyroidism


What are your initial radiographic impressions?


Radiograph of the Right Lateral View

Figure 1: Right lateral view

Radiograph of the Ventrodorsal View

Figure 2: Ventrodorsal view

Additional Imaging

Interpretation