A retrospective study of the relationship between tracheal collapse and bronchiectasis in dogs.

@article{Marolf2007ARS,
  title={A retrospective study of the relationship between tracheal collapse and bronchiectasis in dogs.},
  author={Angela J. Marolf and Margaret Blaik and Andrew Specht},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={199-203}
}
Tracheal collapse is common in middle age toy and miniature breed dogs. Cartilaginous defects have been identified histologically and are considered a form of chondromalacia. In addition to tracheal cartilaginous changes, concurrent lower airway histologic changes indicative of inflammation have been noted in dogs with tracheal collapse and these changes may lead t o concurrent bronchiectasis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of bronchiectasis in dogs with a previous… CONTINUE READING

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