Accessory lung lobe torsion and chylothorax in an Afghan hound.

@article{Gelzer1997AccessoryLL,
  title={Accessory lung lobe torsion and chylothorax in an Afghan hound.},
  author={A R Gelzer and Myron O Downs and Susan M Newell and Mary B Mahaffey and Jane Fletcher and Kenneth S. Latimer},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={171-6}
}
Torsion of the accessory lung lobe is extremely rare and has been reported only in one human. Accessory lung lobe torsion (LLT) and chylothorax occurred in a 3.5-year-old, male Afghan hound. An exploratory thoracotomy was used to remove the torsed lung lobe. When medical management of the chylous effusion failed, thoracic duct ligation was performed… CONTINUE READING