Case 1: 12-year-old, female, spayed DSH

possible partial GI obstruction

  • 12 year old, FS, DSH
  • Evaluation for possible partial GI obstruction
  • Chronic vomiting (vomited a hairball); inappetence

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What's Your Diagnosis?

  • Semicircular soft tissue mass, cranial and broad-based to the diaphragm. Dx: Focal diaphragmatic hernia (tendinous portion) with herniation of the falciform fat, mimicking a pulmonary/mediastinal nodule/mass.


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