Case 3: 9-year-old, male neutered, standard poodle

Acute onset of regurgitation & nausea

  • 9-year-old, male neutered, Standard Poodle dog
  • Acute onset of regurgitation and difficulty swallowing
  • Bilateral CN IX, X, XI deficits, & left CN XII deficit

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What's Your Diagnosis?

  • Contrast-enhancing soft tissue swelling at the level of the right retropharyngeal region and base of the tongue, containing small angular T1w hypointense structures.
  • Dx: Lingual abscess with inner wooden foreign bodies. Fusobacterium nucleatum was isolated in the aerobic culture.
  • Additional finding: Chronic thalamic infarct in dorsolateral nucleus, which is an incidental finding on this case, not related to the clinical signs of the patient.

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