Persistent dorsal displacement of the soft palate attributable to a frenulum of the epiglottis in a racing Thoroughbred.

CASE DESCRIPTION A 7-year-old sexually intact male Thoroughbred racehorse was evaluated because of exercise intolerance, respiratory tract noise, and coughing when eating. CLINICAL FINDINGS A persistent dorsal displacement of the soft palate was identified during endoscopic examination of the upper portions of the respiratory tract. Radiography of the… (More)