Interaction of general adaptation syndrome and myocarditis causing ventricular rupture in a black swan (Cygnus atratus): case report

Authors

  • Alexandre Aparecido Mattos da Silva Rego Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Patologia, São Paulo, SP
  • Eliana Reiko Matushima Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Patologia, São Paulo, SP
  • Antonio José Piantino Ferreira Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Patologia, São Paulo, SP
  • Celso Martins Pinto Zoológico de Taboão da Serra, Taboão da Serra, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95961998000500006

Keywords:

Stress, General Adaptation Syndrome, Myocarditis, Swan

Abstract

Case report about the interaction of chronic myocarditis and General Adaptation Syndrome ("stress") causing rupture of left ventricular wall on a young, female specie of Cygnus atratus (black swan), that came to die at the Country Zoo of Taboão da Serra, in São Paulo, during quarantine, after being taken on a long distance travel, under disfavorable temperature and ventilation conditions.

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Published

1998-01-01

How to Cite

Rego, A. A. M. da S., Matushima, E. R., Ferreira, A. J. P., & Pinto, C. M. (1998). Interaction of general adaptation syndrome and myocarditis causing ventricular rupture in a black swan (Cygnus atratus): case report. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 35(5), 221-222. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95961998000500006

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VETERINARY MEDICINE

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