Grainne McCarthy

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A twenty-month-old Jack Russell terrier was presented with a four-day history of thrombocytopenia, echymotic inguinal haemorrhages, coughing and reduced exercise tolerance. Clinical examination revealed several petechial haemorrhages on the gingivae and small echymotic haemorrhages in the inguinal region, along with mild bilateral epistaxis. Haematology(More)
: Infection with Angiostrongylus vasorum was diagnosed at necropsy on a dog that died from acute pulmonary haemorrhage, and on recovery of L1 larvae by Baermann examination of faeces from two dogs, one of which had abdominal pain and retroperitoneal haemorrhage, while the other had right-sided heart failure due to cor pulmonale. The presenting signs(More)
Many neurological and ophthalmological disorders are known to cause a unilateral, painless, fixed, dilated pupil. A number of pharmacological agents are also known to cause a mydriasis. We present a case of a young, healthy woman who presented to the emergency department (ED) with a short history of nausea, dizziness, and blurring of vision as a result of a(More)
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