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  • GI endoscopy, various reptiles

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    GI endoscopy, various reptiles

    Stomatoscopy, esophagoscopy, and gastroscopy. A) Oral cavity of a radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) demonstrating the choana and hard palate (p), fleshy tongue (t), and glottis (arrow). B) Air-distended esophagus of a burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus). C) Saline-infusion view of the green iguana (Iguana iguana) esophagus. D) Stomach of a savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) with normal ruggal folds (arrows). E) Gastric hypertrophy in a corn snake (Elaphe guttata) with cryptosporidiosis. F) Leiomyoma (l) obstructing the pyloric outflow in another corn snake that presented with chronic regurgitation.

    Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Divers.

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