Cough and respiratory distress - 8 year old cat

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8-year-old female spayed domestic short hair cat

History

Historical diaphragmatic hernia, incidental diagnosis three years ago. The patient has been intermittently coughing for the past few years. The past month, the coughing is more frequent / severe, with respiratory distress. This past week, the patient has had labored breathing. Respiratory distress at the vet today. The patient was referred and on presentation, was cyanotic and was subsequently intubated.

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