[Congenital cardiac anomalies (pentalogy of Fallot) in a two year old ram with brachygnathia inferior].

@article{Pielmeier2013CongenitalCA,
  title={[Congenital cardiac anomalies (pentalogy of Fallot) in a two year old ram with brachygnathia inferior].},
  author={Ricarda Pielmeier and Elisabeth C Engelke and Marko Legler and Verena Haist and Charlotte C S Hopster-Iversen and Ottmar Distl},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  year={2013},
  volume={126 5-6},
  pages={256-63}
}
In a nearly two-year-old ram, descending from a breeding trial to investigate the effects of shortness of the lower jaw (brachygnathia inferior), a congenital cardiac anomaly was observed. At the age often months the affected animal, a cross breed of Cameroon Sheep and East Friesian Milk Sheep, showed exercise-induced respiratory distress for the first time. Auscultation revealed a loud systolic heart murmur (grade 5) on both sides of the thorax, most prominent over the left third intercostal… CONTINUE READING