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  • 1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 3–5 Calea Mãnãştur, 400372 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 2 The University of Queensland,, Gatton, Queensland, Australia
  • 3 University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 4 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 5 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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This case report describes the pathological findings of multiple congenital cardiac defects in a 2-year-old female Shetland pony with clinical signs of chronic respiratory distress. Persistent truncus arteriosus (PTA) type IV, interventricular septal defect, overriding aorta, pulmonary trunk agenesis, pulmonary arteries arising from the descending aorta, and compensatory right ventricular hypertrophy were observed.

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