Congenit anomaly in vessels of base in a foal heart
Keywords:Heart, Aorta, Lung artery, Cava vessel, Anomaly
AbstractCongenital anomalies of heart and large vessels are among more common found in animals, however rare in horses. This survey describes a cardiac anomaly that presents confluence between aorta wall and lung trunk, ramification of caudal cava vein in left atrium with presence of valve and consequently erroneous position of heart in thoracic cavity of one foal found dead after birth. The diagnostic was carried out for macroscopic finds association during the necropsy and histopathologic exams carried out at School of Veterinary Medicine - Unesp Araçatuba.
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Machado, G. F., Candioto, C. G., Carvalhal, R., Vasconcelos, R. de O., Espírito Santo, E. F. do, & Oliveira, D. B. de. (2006). Congenit anomaly in vessels of base in a foal heart. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 43(3), 408-411. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2006.26490
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