A rare extraintestinal manifestation of ulcerative colitis: tracheobronchitis
associated with ulcerative colitis.
Shibuya et al., "Tracheobronchitis
with dyspnea in a patient with ulcerative colitis," Internal Medicine, vol.
In otherwise healthy dogs, parasitic bronchitis, irritant tracheobronchitis
, tracheal foreign body, and tracheal collapse may need to be ruled out.
According to local inflammation theory, chronic or over-exposure to gasoline/diesel fumes leads to chronic inflammation of the respiratory tract and the lung parenchyma , pulmonary congestion, oedema, and exudative tracheobronchitis
. In support of this hypothesis, Behndig et al.
 Other compounding factors include gastro-oesophageal reflux, tracheobronchitis
, malnutrition, hypotension, hypoxaemia, anaemia, diabetes mellitus, metabolic acidosis and steroid therapy.
Most cases believed to be strictly mustard exposure had significant respiratory findings, such as tracheobronchitis
and bronchopneumonia, with varying amounts of external injuries.
In addition, major complications including tracheobronchitis
, pneumonia, pancreatitis, and sepsis are significantly increased in patients with high levels of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT), a marker for alcoholism (Spies et al.
Adverse Events Adverse Event Frequency Percent Respiratory Failure 18 13.7 Systemic Infection 16 12.2 Arrhythmia 15 11.5 Renal Failure/Dialysis 14 10.7 Death 9 6.9 Pneumonia 6 4.6 Cerebrovascular Accident 6 4.6 Deep Vein Thrombosis 6 4.6 Pneumothorax 5 3.8 Pleural Effusion 6 4.6 Right Heart Failure 5 3.8 Implantable Cardioverter 5 3.8 Defibrillator Placement Gastrointestinal Bleeding 5 3.8 Mediastinal Hematoma 2 1.5 Pump Thrombosis 2 1.5 Seizure 2 1.5 Cardiac Tamponade 2 1.5 Hemothorax 1 .8 Sternal Wound Debridement 1 .8 Tracheobronchitis
1 .8 Immediate Postoperative Bleeding 1 .8 Aspiration Requiring Intubation 1 .8 Pericardial Clot 1 .8 Cardiac Arrest 1 .8 ([dagger]) Total percent > 131 100.2 ([dagger]) 100% due to rounding error Table 4.
Answer: It is possible that Jessie has caught Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis
, or Kennel Cough as it is more commonly known.
In fact, for the last many years, the surveillance rates of VAP are decreasing, whereas the clinical diagnosis of VAP and tracheobronchitis
as well as antibiotic prescribing remains prevalent.
Specific enzyme activities in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid as an aid to diagnosis of tracheobronchitis
and bronchopneumonia in dogs.
Infections generally lead to tracheobronchitis
, bronchiolitis, and interstitial pneumonitis; however 10-15% of such infections progress to primary atypical pneumonia.