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Multiple nonlethal congenital anomalies in a llama.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2303388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Whereas numerous congenital anomalies in South American camelids have been reported, multiple anomalies are uncommon. A young llama evaluated for bilateral hind limb lameness was found to have cranially rotated tibial tarsal bones as well as bilateral carpus and tarsus valgus and a ventricular septal defect. These anomalies were likely hereditary, and llamas so affected should not be bred.
Authors:
L W Johnson; E J Gentz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  196     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-19     Completed Date:  1990-03-19     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  630-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple / veterinary*
Animals
Artiodactyla / abnormalities*
Camelids, New World / abnormalities*
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / veterinary*
Male
Tarsus, Animal / abnormalities*

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