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Head and neck disorders

This section considers research describing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of veterinary disorders of the head and neck, including ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders and dental and oral diseases. Research describing the anatomy of the head and neck and imaging are also considered. 

  1. Histoplasma (H.) capsulatum is a dimorphic fungus, and infection is typically via inhalation of microconidia. After conversion to the yeast phase within the lung, the organism is subsequently disseminated to othe...

    Authors: Romy M. Heilmann, Mary B. Nabity, Laura K. Bryan, Audrey K. Cook and Katherine Scott

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2021 17:192

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. The aim of this study is to evaluate additional findings which can be detected by post-contrast computed tomography (CCT) in relation to plain CT (PCT) findings in patients presented with head trauma. Medical ...

    Authors: Yasamin Vali, Ingrid Gielen, Sarang Soroori and Eberhard Ludewig

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2021 17:46

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Despite clinical importance and frequent occurrence of sinus disease, little is known about the size of paranasal sinuses and their communication in ponies and small horses. To examine the shape and volume of ...

    Authors: Lisa Köhler, Ellen Schulz-Kornas, Ingrid Vervuert, Claudia Gittel, Karsten Winter, Dagmar Berner and Kerstin Gerlach

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2021 17:41

    Content type: Research article

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  4. There is a lack of information regarding the CT appearance of sternal lymph nodes in dogs. This retrospective anatomic study was aimed to describe the general appearance of sternal lymph nodes in healthy dogs.

    Authors: Ladislav Stehlík, Hana Vitulová, Francesco Simeoni, Pavel Proks and Massimo Vignoli

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:269

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The herbicide dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) is one of the most widely used crop spraying products in the world. Some pesticides induce the degranulation of mast cells and increase allergic responses. This...

    Authors: José Luiz Santos Parizi, Amanda Jodas Tolardo, Ana Carolina Gomes Lisboa, Bruna Barravieira, Fabíola de Azevedo Mello, Renata Calciolari Rossi and Gisele Alborghetti Nai

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:244

    Content type: Research article

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  6. In cattle, the lingual diseases are primarily diagnosed postmortem by histopathological examination of the affected tongues obtained after the death or during necropsy. In humans, ultrasonography has been used...

    Authors: Takeshi Tsuka, Yoshiharu Okamoto, Yuji Sunden, Takehito Morita, Masamichi Yamashita, Tomohiro Osaki, Kazuo Azuma, Takao Amaha, Norihiko Ito, Yusuke Murahata and Tomohiro Imagawa

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:200

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. Ultrasonography (US) is the recommended imaging technique to evaluate jugular veins. This prospective randomized clinical study was designed to collect a series of B-mode US measurements of manually distended ...

    Authors: Maria Pia Pasolini, Giuseppe Spinella, Chiara Del Prete, Simona Valentini, Pierpaolo Coluccia, Luigi Auletta, Michele Greco and Leonardo Meomartino

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:343

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Computed tomography in standing horses has revolutionized diagnostic imaging. The O-arm®, a cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanner with a gantry opening of 96.5 cm is routinely used for image-guided spin...

    Authors: M. D. Klopfenstein Bregger, C. Koch, R. Zimmermann, D. Sangiorgio and D. Schweizer-Gorgas

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:289

    Content type: Methodology article

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