Cysterna chyli in a 10 year old dog

From Chapter 15 –  Abdominal Cavity, Lymph Nodes, and Great Vessels

Figure 15-3

Figure 15.3  Cysterna chyli in a 10 year old Labrador dog with gastroenteritis. There was no peritoneal effusion or other signs of lymphatic congestion. The cysterna (arrowheads) appears as a well-defined cystic structure partly encircling the mid abdominal aorta on its dorsal left border. It appears fusiform in longitudinal plane (A) and oval to semicircular  in transverse plane (B).

co-authored by Marc-André d’Anjou and Éric Norman Carmel

This entry was posted by Marc-Andre.

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