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Congenital mitral stenosis, subvalvular aortic stenosis, and congestive heart failure in a duck.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18485855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 2.6-year-old duck was evaluated for respiratory difficulty. On the basis of physical, radiographic and echocardiographic findings, a diagnosis of congestive heart failure secondary to congenital mitral stenosis and subvalvular aortic stenosis was made. The duck did not respond well to medical therapy and was euthanized. The diagnosis was confirmed at necropsy.
Authors:
Elizabeth B Mitchell; Michelle G Hawkins; Joao S Orvalho; William P Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1875-0834     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vet Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-24     Completed Date:  2008-09-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101163270     Medline TA:  J Vet Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA. emitchell@ucdavis.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular / complications,  diagnosis,  veterinary*
Ducks*
Fatal Outcome
Female
Heart Failure / diagnosis,  etiology,  veterinary*
Mitral Valve Stenosis / complications,  diagnosis,  veterinary*
Poultry Diseases / diagnosis*

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