hydropericardium


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hydropericardium

 [hi″dro-per″ĭ-kahr´de-um]
an abnormal collection of fluid in the pericardial cavity.

hy·dro·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-per'i-kar'dē-ŭm),
A noninflammatory accumulation of fluid in the pericardial sac.

hydropericardium

hy·dro·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-per'i-kahr'dē-ŭm)
A noninflammatory accumulation of fluid in the pericardial sac.

hydropericardium

An accumulation of fluid in the membranous bag (pericardial sac) that surrounds the heart. See also PERICARDITIS.

hydropericardium

an excess of transudate in the pericardial cavity. The cardiac shadow is enlarged and distorted on radiography; its size encroaches on the area over which lung sounds can normally be heard.

hydropericardium syndrome
sudden death in chickens with hydropericardium and acute hepatocytic necrosis; caused by group I avian adenovirus, possibly in association with chicken anemia virus infection. Called also hydropericardium-hepatitis syndrome, inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome, Angara disease.
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1) Common postmortem findings are subcutaneous edema in the pectoral area and hydropericardium.
Birds were vaccinated against Newcastle Disease (ND) plus Infectious Bronchitis viruses at d 4, Infectious Bursal Disease virus at d 8 and again at d 14; Hydropericardium Syndrome virus at d 18 and ND-Lasota strain at d 22 following the locally designed vaccination schedule.
Macroscopic findings included moderate intermuscular, fascicular, perineural edema, severe diffuse pulmonary edema, mild hydropericardium, and rectal prolapse resulting in marked submucosal edema and mucosal hyperamia, i.
A superficial epicardial hemorrhage was present at the apex of the heart in both birds, and the female nightjar had mild hydropericardium.
Effects of salinomycin on cell-mediated immunity of broiler chickens against hydropericardium syndrome and Newcastle disease viruses.
Age Postmortem findings SAE12/07 5 y SAE89/08 1 y Postmortem not done HS101/08 8 y Marked generalized subcutaneous edema involving trunk and proximal forelimbs, edema (periaortic, coronary grooves, neck, and hind quarters), partial pulmonary collapse, foam-filled trachea, mild serosanguinous hydrothorax, moderate hydropericardium, subpleural petechiae and ecchymoses, epicardial grooves and at bases of the mitral valves M123/084 4 mo Severe perirenal and intermuscular edema, severe diffuse interlobular lung edema and mild serous hydropericardium 8 mo Severe lung edema and congestion, moderate serous hydropericardium, intermuscular edema 6 y SAE134/09 19 y Case no.