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J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2018 Sep;28(5):469-475. doi: 10.1111/vec.12754. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

Successful treatment of canine acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to inhalant toxin exposure.

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Department of Clinical Science and Services, Section of Emergency and Critical Care, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, North Mymms, UK.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To describe the successful management of a dog with acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to inhalant toxin exposure.

CASE SUMMARY:

An 8-year-old male neutered Greyhound was referred with severe respiratory distress 56 hours after exposure to an aerosol toxicant. The patient developed respiratory difficulties requiring veterinary attention within 12 hours of initial exposure. Treatment at the referral hospital included mechanical ventilation and supportive care. The patient was discharged 5 days after admission to the referral hospital.

NEW OR UNIQUE INFORMATION:

This is the first report, to the authors' knowledge, of canine acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to inhalant toxin exposure not associated with smoke inhalation. The report summarizes the provided care and subsequent successful outcome.

KEYWORDS:

ARDS; acute lung injury; canine; mechanical ventilation; pulmonary injury

PMID:
30088861
DOI:
10.1111/vec.12754
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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