What is your diagnosis? Pericardial effusion with a clot in the pericardial space likely caused by left atrial rupture secondary to mitral regurgitation.

TitleWhat is your diagnosis? Pericardial effusion with a clot in the pericardial space likely caused by left atrial rupture secondary to mitral regurgitation.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsProsek R, Sisson DD, Oyama MA
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume222
Issue4
Pagination441-2
Date Published2003 Feb 15
ISSN0003-1488
KeywordsAnimals, Blood Coagulation, Diagnosis, Differential, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Echocardiography, Doppler, Color, Fatal Outcome, Heart Rupture, Male, Mitral Valve Insufficiency, Pericardial Effusion
Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.