Rev Bras Med Vet 2021 23;43:e001820. Epub 2021 Mar 23.
Veterinarian, DSc. DMCV, IV, UFRRJ, Campus Seropédica, RJ, Brasil.
Peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia (PPDH) is a communication between the abdomen and the pericardial sac generated by congenital anomalies triggered during diaphragmatic and pericardial development. This report aimed to present the case of an adult, mixed-breed cat, affected by PPDH, focusing on the period from diagnosis to successful surgical correction. The patient had a capricious appetite and weight loss for about four months and started, at the end of this period, a state of apathy. Read More