Case Studies In Small Animal

Cardiovascular Medicine

Case 31


Boris was euthanized five years later due to renal failure. The owners reported that he did very well up until this time although he always had an occasional cough.

There are regions of fibrosis throughout his lungs although the right cranial lung lobe has the most fibrosis (arrow).


A close-up view of the right cranial lung lobe.


This view of the intimal layer of one caudal lobar pulmonary artery branch shows that there were no residual lesions in his pulmonary arteries.

Mark D. Kittleson, D.V.M., Ph.D. All rights reserved.