2: Systemic Approach to Differential Diagnosis

PART TWO


Systemic Approach to Differential Diagnosis




SECTION I


Cardiopulmonary Disorders






Arterial Thromboembolism



Clinical Findings











Atrioventricular Valve Disease, Chronic (Mitral or Tricuspid Valve)



Potential Complications





Cardiomegaly



Differential Diagnosis







Chylothorax






Congenital Heart Disease



Breed Predispositions















Heart Failure



Causes of Chronic Heart Failure






Severity



Classification Systems






Heartworm Disease



Clinical Findings








Hypertension



Pulmonary Hypertension







Systemic Hypertension





Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease





Lower Respiratory Tract Disease



Differential Diagnosis




Disorders of Pulmonary Parenchyma




Infectious disease



Aspiration pneumonia


Pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophils


Eosinophilic pulmonary granulomatosis


Aspiration pneumonia


Pulmonary neoplasia (primary, metastatic, lymphosarcoma, lymphomatoid granulomatosis, malignant histiocytosis)


Pulmonary hypertension


Pulmonary contusions


Pulmonary thromboembolism


Pulmonary edema


Acute respiratory distress syndrome


Lung lobe torsion


Pulmonary fibrosis


Pickwickian syndrome (obesity)


Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias



Mediastinal Disease



Differential Diagnosis of Lesions Associated with Focal Mediastinal Enlargement





Myocardial Diseases



Differential Diagnosis, Dogs



Dilated Cardiomyopathy




Secondary:















Differential Diagnosis, Cats






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