Clinical and Diagnostic Imaging Findings in Canine Fungal Rhinitis


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Authors

  • Annie Mariam John Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600007 TANUVAS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Vijayakumar Govindarajan Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600007 TANUVAS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • S. Kavitha Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600007 TANUVAS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Mohamed Shafiuzama Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600007

https://doi.org/10.62757/IVA.2024.101.2.55-61

Keywords:

Dogs- fungal rhinitis- rhinoscopy – computed tomography

Abstract

Fungal rhinitis poses a diagnostic challenge due to similar clinical manifestations with other chronic nasal diseases. Definitive diagnosis requires various diagnostic imaging modalities along with biopsy. The present study evaluates the clinical, rhinoscopic and computed tomographic changes in six dogs with fungal rhinitis. Dogs suspected with nasal cavity diseases were subjected to radiography and computed tomography of skull and rhinoscopy with biopsy collection. Six dogs confirmed with fungal rhinitis is presented in detail. Ten apparently healthy dogs were utilized for reference values of parameters under study. The present work describes clinical, haemato-biochemical and diagnostic imaging changes in canine fungal rhinitis.

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Submitted

2024-02-23

Published

2024-02-23

How to Cite

Annie Mariam John, Vijayakumar Govindarajan, S. Kavitha, & Mohamed Shafiuzama. (2024). Clinical and Diagnostic Imaging Findings in Canine Fungal Rhinitis. The Indian Veterinary Journal, 101(2), 55-61. https://doi.org/10.62757/IVA.2024.101.2.55-61