Thoracic aortic rupture and aortopulmonary fistulation in the Friesian horse: histomorphologic characterization.


Aortic rupture in horses is a rare condition. Although it is relatively common in the Friesian breed, only limited histopathologic information is available. Twenty Friesian horses (1-10 years old) were diagnosed with aortic rupture by postmortem examination. Ruptured aortic walls were analyzed with histology and immunohistochemistry. Based on the histologic… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0300985814528219


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