Traumatic mitral valve avulsion from the annulus fibrosis producing acute left heart failure in a dog
Miller, Lisa M.Keirstead, N. D.Snyder, P. S.
Canadian Veterinary Journal
Pathology and Microbiology
Traumatic detachment of the mitral valve from the annulus fibrosis occurred in a dog following blunt chest trauma. Euthanasia was elected approximately 7 months posttrauma due to refractory, chronic left heart failure. This is the first reported case of traumatic mitral valve rupture in a dog..