CT Case Studies 2

Advanced imaging has the ability to give clients and clinicians a much better idea of what is going on without the need for invasive investigation. Even in cases with a poor outlook getting a diagnosis can help inform potential treatment or just help owners come to terms with a poor prognosis. The cases below have all been seen here and been reported by VetCT.
 

Cases 2- Where CT got the diagnosis...even if it wasn't good news.

Case 1
Signalment: 8YO, ME, Whippet

Presenting signs: Sneezing, mild nasal discharge.

Differential diagnosis: Nasal tumour, foreign body, fungal.

Question for CT: Nasal pathology?

Area scanned: Head and thorax plus contrast.

VetCT report- Onco Case 1
Case 2
Signalment: 7YO, FN, Bull Mastiff

Presenting signs: Hyphema right eye, one episode
of heamatemesis. Coagulation normal, lungworm neg.

Differential diagnosis: clotting disorder, neoplasia.

Question for CT: Any chest pathology/ neoplasia?

Area scanned: Thorax and abdomen with contrast.

VetCT- Onco Case 2
Case 3
Signalment: 8yo, FN, SBT

Presenting signs: Taking longer to urinate, diarrhoea.
Haemorrhagic mucoid discharge from vulva.
Differential diagnosis: Stump pyometra, neoplasia.

Question for CT: Abnormalities of urogenital tract, mass?

Area scanned: Thorax and abdomen with contrast

VetCT- Onco Case 3

To see more case examples and to find out more about VetCT visit the website. To refer a patient for CT please use our online referral form. If you have any further questions or wish to discuss a potential case for CT call on 01626 367972.

 


Founded in 2009, VetCT provides specialist telemedicine services for veterinarians all over
the world. Expert reports for radiographs (X-rays), MRI and CT scans are delivered with a
guaranteed rapid turnaround time. VetCT also provides specialist telemedicine advice and
offers 3D printing for veterinary applications. The company operates from three bases: one
in the UK, one in the USA, and the other in Australia, to provide 24-hour continuous service
to their veterinary clients. The high quality reporting service coupled with the company’s
unique educational approach sets them apart from others in this field. Learn more at
VetCT.com