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A pleural effusion is an excessive and abnormal collection of fluid present within the pleural cavity to cause respiratory compromise. Pathophysiologic mechanisms of pleural fluid accumulation is caused by increased pleural capillary hydrostatic pressure and increased permeability of pleural...

Author(s)
Chiteafea, N.; Moyadee, W.; Boonyaprakob, U.; Boonkaewwan, C.; Choowongkomon, K.; Ratthanophart, J.; Rattanasrisomporn, J.
Publisher
Office of Agricultural Research and Extension, Maejo Univeristy, Sansai, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research and Extension, 2018, 35, 2 Suppl. 2, pp 1068-1074
Abstract

Pyothorax is a rare disease in eats. Underlying causes and treatment recommendations vary greatly between cases. In this case series, the management of two challenging cases of feline pyothorax is discussed. In the first case, a nine-year-old female spayed European shorthair cat with pyothorax...

Author(s)
Gorris, F.; Faut, S.; Rooster, H. de; Vandervekens, E.; Bosmans, T.; Daminet, S.; Smets, P.; Paepe, D.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2017, 86, 3, pp 162-172
Abstract

CASE REPORT: Pulmonary lymphomatoid granulomatosis (PLG) is a very rare disease of dogs and humans and only one feline case has been reported. PLG has not previously been associated with pyothorax. A 7-year-old female neutered British Short Hair cat was presented for further investigation and...

Author(s)
Giuliano, A.; Cloup, E.; Sanchini, L.; O'Cathasaigh, M.; Constantino-Casas, F.; Watson, P.; Heritage, M.
Publisher
Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association, St. Leonards, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 2019, 49, 1, pp 16-19
Abstract

Objective: To review the current literature in reference to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pyothorax in dogs and cats. Etiology: Pyothorax, also known as thoracic empyema, is characterized by the accumulation of septic purulent fluid within the pleural space. While the actual...

Author(s)
Stillion, J. R.; Letendre, J. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2015, 25, 1, pp 113-129
Abstract

Case summary: A 12-year-old female spayed domestic shorthair cat presented with history of a long-term chronic cough that had worsened during the previous 2 months. Thoracic radiographs revealed numerous mineral opacities throughout the lung fields. Multiple bronchial plugs of pale yellow material...

Author(s)
Sanchez, F. V.; Stewart, J.; Bovens, C.; Puig, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116917746798
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the signalment, presenting complaint, pleural fluid classification, underlying aetiology, outcome and survival times of cats with pleural effusion. To identify any relationship between demographic and clinical variables on outcome and survival times. To determine expected...

Author(s)
Llewellyn, R.; Donaldson, L. R.
Publisher
Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association, St. Leonards, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 2016, 46, 3, pp 83-87
Abstract

Pyothorax associated with Salmonella and Pseudomonas spp. infection in a 2-year-old female domestic shorthair cat is described in this clinical report. The cat had cachexia with a past history of diarrhea and severe dyspnea. Retrovirus testing by using rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR) showed...

Author(s)
Akhtardanesh, B.; Hooshyar, S. H.; Abiri, Z.; Hejazi, M.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2015, 24, 5, pp 1253-1255
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OBJECTIVE: To characterize and investigate potential associations between causes of pleural effusion and various clinical factors in a large cohort of affected cats. DESIGN: Retrospective case series with nested cross-sectional study. ANIMALS: 380 client-owned cats with a diagnosis of pleural...

Author(s)
Ruiz, M. D.; Vessières, F.; Ragetly, G. R.; Hernandez, J. L.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 2, pp 181-187
Abstract

Pyothorax, or thoracic empyema, is an infection of the pleural space, characterized by the accumulation of purulent exudate. It is a life-threatening emergency in dogs as well as in cats, with a guarded prognosis. Dyspnea and/or tachypnea, anorexia and lethargy are the most typical clinical signs....

Author(s)
Gorris, F.; Faut, S.; Daminet, S.; Rooster, H. de; Saunders, J. H.; Paepe, D.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2017, 86, 3, pp 183-197
Abstract

Case summary: A 2-year-old female neutered domestic shorthair cat was presented for investigation of acute onset tachypnoea and dyspnoea. Pyothorax was diagnosed based on thoracic radiographs and fluid analysis. Medical treatment consisted of bilateral thoracostomy tube placement, antibiotic...

Author(s)
López, P. P.; Martinoli, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 2, pp 2055116918817385

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