DENTAL DISEASE AND A LEFT DISPLACEMENT OF THE ABOMASUM IN A RETICULATED GIRAFFE (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulate): LESSONS LEARNED

Author(s)Kimberly A. Thompson, DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM, Ronan Eustace, DVM, Colleen Monahan, DVM, Colleen Turner, DVM, and Vengai Mavangira, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine)
Year Published2017
JournalAAZV Conference Proceedings
Page Numbers155-156
Size239.72 KB
Abstract:

A brief overview of a giraffe bull that presented with acute colic, developed metabolic acidosis and pre-renal azotemia. He was later humanely euthanized due to lack of response to treatment and upon necropsy was discovered to have dental disease and a left displaced abomasum.

Key words: Dental disease, Giraffa camelopardalis reticulate, giraffe, left displaced abomasum, metabolic alkalosis

Authors: Kimberly A. Thompson, DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM, Ronan Eustace, DVM, Colleen Monahan, DVM, Colleen Turner, DVM, and Vengai Mavangira, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine)

Journal: 2017 AAZV Conference Proceedings


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