Flashcards in Exam 2--Other Lectures Deck (34):
Which type of tumor is most common in older, lightly pigmented cats?
Nasal planum neoplasia
Most common type of nasal planum neoplasia in cats
Behavior of nasal planum tumors
locally invasive but rarely metastasize
Majority of nasosinal tumors are
Treatment of choice for nasosinal tumors?
Most common feline nasosinal tumor?
Majority of primary lung tumors are? (type)
Which type of lung tumor gives a better prognosis:
Well-differentiated (usually indicates a less aggressive tumor)
A paraneoplastic syndrome associated with primary lung tumors that can lead to lameness in dogs
secondary hypertrophic osteopathy
Most common location for lung tumor?
caudodorsal lung field
A paraneoplastic syndrome associated with primary lung tumors in cats
syndrome of multiple digital metastasis (swelling of several toes)
This tumor presents in young to middle aged dogs and will show basophilia and leukocytosis on labwork
Canine pulmonary lymphomatoid granulomatosis
Which component of thymic tissue usually becomes neoplastic
Aside from respiratory distress, what are two other clinical signs associated with a Thymoma
precaval syndrome (swollen head, neck, limbs)
& myasthenia gravis (secondary paraneoplastic syndrome)
This cancer is associated with older animals that have had asbestos exposure
Most common abnormality associated with BOAS
elongated soft palate
Surgical procedure indicated for elongated soft palate? Two techniques
1) cut & sew
2) hot incision (less hemorrhage)
For which condition is there no treatment or cure because surgery is usually unrewarding
1) muscle that abducts arytenoids
1) cricoarytenoideus dorsalis
2) recurrent laryngeal nerve
Which surgical option for laryngeal paralysis is more technically difficult but offers a better overall opening of the laryngeal orifice and less potential for aspiration
Modified Castellated Laryngeofissure
What 4 classes of medications can be used in treatment of tracheal collapse
3 surgical options for tracheal collapse
dorsal tracheal membrane plication
internal support (stent)
Your selected tracheal stent should be _____% larger than the tracheal diameter
T/F: After tracheostomy tube removal, the incision should be closed using a soft, absorbable suture
(allows second intention healing)
Most common neoplasia of trachea?
Best surgical option for treatment of tracheal neoplasia or trauma
When anastomosing the trachea, which aspect should be sutured first?
What are the two options for tracheal resection and which is preferred?
Splint ring (preferred)
Annular ring anastomosis
What type of suture is best for tracheal anastomosis
Leakage of a ______ _____ results in a chronic, persistent pneumothorax
Which hernia type is typically congenital?
Pericardioperitoneal (incomplete separation of pericardium and diaphragm)
Which hernia type is most commonly associated with trauma
T/F: Diaphragmatic hernias have unique clinical signs and can be ruled out on clinical presentation alone