Case 7: 10 year-old, male, Guam rail (Gallirallus owstoni)
July 29, 2022
Dr. Robson Giglio MV, MS, PhD, Diplomate, ACVR
Progressive lethargy & hyporexia
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- 10 year-old, male, Guam rail (Gallirallus owstoni)
- Progressive lethargy and hyporexia
View the two orthogonal view radiographs of the thorax/abdomen above, in the carousel.
What's Your Diagnosis?
- Severe coelomic effusion and moderate to severe cardiomegaly.
- Dx: Cardiomyopathy with right-sided cardiac failure. Right-sided CHF more common in birds than left-sided, mainly causing hepatomegaly and coelomic effusion.
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