Describe the central nervous system (CNS) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in the dog

1. Describe the central nervous system (CNS) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
features of Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in the dog. (5 marks)
2. Describe the MRI characteristics of intracranial Neospora caninum in the dog.
(5 marks)
3. List the radiographic signs of enlargement of the tracheobronchial lymph nodes and
give three (3) differential diagnoses for enlargement of these nodes in the dog.
(5 marks)
4. Comment on the use and usefulness of ultrasonographic adrenal gland measurements
in the diagnosis of Cushing’s disease. (5 marks)
5. Contrast the MRI criteria for diagnosis of acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus
disk extrusion and ischemic myelopathy (fibrocartilaginous embolism) in dogs.
(5 marks)
6. List the computed tomography (CT) features of temporohyoid osteoarthropathy in
horses. (5 marks)
7. Comment on the usefulness of fine needle aspirate cytology for diagnosis hepatic
disease in small animals. (5 marks)
8. Briefly contrast the most common reported triple phase CT angiography features of
hepatic nodular hyperplasia, hepatocellular carcinoma and metastatic neoplasia within
the liver. (5 marks)
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9. Abdominal ultrasound on a cat with chronic vomiting demonstrates diffuse small
intestinal wall thickness of 2.9–3.5 mm, increased muscularis mucosae thickness and
normal jejunal lymph nodes. Provide your differential diagnoses and salient
recommendations to the referring veterinarian. (5 marks)
10. Describe (or sketch and label) the blood supply to the femoral head in small animals
and name one (1) important difference in this anatomy between cats and dogs.
(5 marks)
11. Ventilation and perfusion scintigraphic studies are used in the diagnosis of exercise
induced pulmonary haemorrhage in horses. Name a radiopharmaceutical used for
each and briefly describe the method of localisation. (5 marks)
12. Briefly explain the process by which Doppler ultrasound is used to measure right
ventricular systolic pressures, and give the parameters that would indicate the
presence of pulmonary hypertension in small animals. (5 marks)

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