Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 7

First Report of Cardiac Lymphangiectasia in Four-years-old Arabian Mare (Equus ferus caballus)

Reza Nikzad1*, Hadi Hassibi2, Mohammad Nikzad3, Amin Paidar Ardakani4 and Mohammad Nikzad5

1Board-certified in Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
2Postgraduate in Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
3Resident of Large Animal Internal Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
4Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ardakan University, Ardakan, Iran
5Resident of Large Animal Internal Medicin, Shiraz University, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Reza Nikzad, Board-certified in Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

Received: June 15, 2021 Published: June 20, 2022


Lymphangiectasia defines as dilated of any lymph vessels and occur in any kind of animal and anywhere that lymphatic vessels exist. In this research, there has been cardiac lymphangiectasia on the apex region separated after necropsy in a 4-years-old Arabian mare that expired cause of acute colic. Pathologic survey shows about ruptured thin wall vessels and the luminal vessels were lack of red blood cells and light edema. Also, a tortuous cyst filled with clear fluid on the epicardial surface of the heart apex. This study is the first report of cardiac lymphangiectasia in Arabian mare from Iran.

Keywords: Cardiac; Lymphangiectasia; Arabian Mare


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Citation: Reza Nikzad., et al. “First Report of Cardiac Lymphangiectasia in Four-years-old Arabian Mare (Equus ferus caballus)". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.7 (2022): 95-97.


Copyright: © 2022 Reza Nikzad., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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