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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

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MALM, C et al. Canine cricopharyngeal achalasia: case report. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. [online]. 2011, vol.63, n.1, pp.56-60. ISSN 0102-0935.

A 7-month-old miniature poodle female dog was referred with dysphagia. After clinical, radiographic, and endoscopic examination, it was diagnosed a probable case of cricopharyngeal achalasia. The patient underwent surgical treatment and presented normal swallowing and no regurgitation after 24 hours post-surgery. Positive recovery and progressive body weight gain until 180 days after surgery was observed

Keywords : dog; cricopharyngeal achalasia; dysphagia; regurgitation; surgery.

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