Persistent right aortic arch in a yearling horse

Troy D. Butt, David G. MacDonald, William H. Crawford, Julie E Dechant

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A 14-month-old filly with chronic pharyngitis was diagnosed with incomplete esophageal constriction and megaesophagus due to a persistent right aortic arch. This report is unusual because clinical signs of respiratory dysfunction secondary to chronic regurgitation occurred prior to the recognition of dysphagia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-715
Number of pages2
JournalCanadian Veterinary Journal
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1998
Externally publishedYes

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    Butt, T. D., MacDonald, D. G., Crawford, W. H., & Dechant, J. E. (1998). Persistent right aortic arch in a yearling horse. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 39(11), 714-715.