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Traumatic Pancreatic Injury in a Cat–A Case History


There are few reports of trauma induced ruptured pancreas in the cat, but very little is known about the clinical signs and laboratory findings in these cases (Sutter & Olsson 1969, Lettow et al. 1986).


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Westermarck, E., Saario, E. Traumatic Pancreatic Injury in a Cat–A Case History. Acta Vet Scand 30, 359–362 (1989).

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