8 Year female Greyhound CT footage

Posted on 11-07-2019 | Posted by Lewis Newell

An 8 year old female neutered greyhound presented with 3/10 lameness of her left hind leg with minimal response to analgesia. Haematology and biochemistry were unremarkable and pain was identified on examination at the level of the distal femur. Radiographs were performed and were unremarkable. There was no evidence of any pathology within the stifle or femur. A CT scan was performed immediately after the radiographs given the suspicion for neoplasia and identified a focal aggressive lytic lesion centered on the left distal femoral metaphysis. Neoplasia was the primary differential including primary osseous neoplasm such as osteosarcoma.

The possibility of a round cell neoplasm such as plasmacytoma or histiocytic sarcoma was considered less likely. This pathology was not apparent on radiographs taken at the time of CT and therefore the CT greatly aided early diagnosis and prognostic planning with the owner.

 

Case study and images kindly provided by Faye Bethell, of Toll Barn Vets, North Walsham, who uses a 16 slice CT scanner supplied and installed by MIUS.

http://www.tollbarnvets.co.uk

 

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