Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
A secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) was diagnosed in a 1-year-old Turkish Kangal dog after dissection for student education. The defect was 21.99 mm in maximum length and 8.37 mm in maximum width and was elliptical. The dog had no clinical disorders. This is the first case of a secundum ASD reported in an adult Kangal dog.
Heart, congenital cardiac defect, foramen ovale, Kangal dog
ÖZYİĞİT, GÜLSÜM; ARICAN, İLKER; ÖZYİĞİT, M. ÖZGÜR; and YILMAZ, BESTAMİ (2006) "Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in a One-Year-Old Kangal Dog," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 30: No. 3, Article 11. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol30/iss3/11