Recurrent supraventricular arrhythmias in a dog with atrial myocarditis and gastritis

The Journal of Small Animal Practice
C TyszkoS L Swist

Abstract

This report describes a dog with recurrent atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter associated with chronic gastritis. Although no underlying structural heart disease was apparent antemortem or on gross post-mortem examination, chronic atrial myocarditis was seen on histopathological examination. Atrial myocarditis is a recognised cause of atrial fibrillation in human beings with presumed lone fibrillation, and an association between supraventricular tachyarrhythmias and infectious agents has been made.

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Electrocardiographic Recorders
Gastritis
Carditis
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