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Honker syndrome, pathologic lesions
Honker syndrome, pathologic lesions

    The trachea is rotated in this picture so that dorsal is at the bottom of the image. The trachealis muscle and submucosa of the dorsal trachea are severely edematous and would hang further into the airway in the standing live animal, reducing the lumen diameter by approximately 50%.

Courtesy of Dr. John Campbell.