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SECOND–DEGREE BLOCK ATRIOVENTRICULAR MOBITZ TYPE II IN A HYPOTHYROID PATIENT: A CASE REPORT  [2013]

Alejandro Moncayo-Sarasty Erney Obando-Rojas Rubén D. Serna-Rios Juan M. Astaiza-Martínez et al. Universidad de Nariño [Corporate Author]

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Hypothyroidism includes the structural or functional abnormalities on thyroid gland which can to lead to deficient production of thyroid hormone. Primary hypothyroidism is the most common of these disorders in dogs and result of problems inside thyroid gland, generally his destruction. Secondary and tertiary hypothyroidisms are associated whit pituitary and hypo-thalamus dysfunction respectively. The aim of the following report is to publish the results in a dog diagnosed with scond-degree atrioventricular block, Mobitz type II associated with hypothyroidism, which to entry for extern consultant to "Carlos Martinez Hoyos" Veterinary Clinic of Nariño University, Pasto, Colombia. His owner reported skin problems and significant weight gain. Clinical examination finds was comedones presence, peeling, bradycardie, and mitral valve heart split to auscultation. Thoracic radiographic evaluation showed dorsally trachea displacement and cardiac silhouette enlarged. Initial echocardiography reported global hypokinesia, bradycardie and mild left atrial enlargement. Initial electrocardiogram finds a P–R interval on the maximum upper limit; multiple premature ventricular complexes; variation between bradycardie (65 beats per minute) and tachycardia (176 beats per minute) periods. Bradycardie periods were associated with pauses among intervals R–R that exceeding twice the normal R–R interval. Free T4 value was 0.7 μg/dl whit a normal chemistry profile.

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Investigación Pecuaria

ISSN : 2248-4558