Ultrasound Animal Challenge 2 – Which pathology does the “snake sign” describe?

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Red snake with brown spots.

Which pathology does the “snake sign” describe?

A) Heartworm

B) Vegetation caused by parasites

C) Thrombus in the right atrium originating from the IVC or femoral veins

D) Dislodged Atrial septal occlude moving freely in the right atrium

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Thomas Binder and the 123sonography team