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Quiz: Identify the Arrhythmia

Seth Locker , University of Florida

Amara Estrada, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), University of Florida

Cardiology

|April 2020|Peer Reviewed|Web-Exclusive

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Quiz: Identify the Arrhythmia

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A 5-year-old, 90.6-lb (41.2-kg) intact male Great Dane is presented for excessive panting of 2 days’ duration and difficulty climbing stairs. His temperature is 99.8°F (37.7°C), heart rate is tachycardic at 170 to 190 bpm and is difficult to count, pulse is 150 to 160 bpm and is weak and irregular with frequent deficits, and respiratory rate is 36 breaths per minute with mildly increased effort. He has a BCS of 5/9 with no change in weight since his last examination. Physical examination also reveals mild abdominal distention with palpable fluid wave.

Auscultation shows a grade III/VI left apex systolic murmur with gallop. No crackles or wheezes are heard, but a mild increase in breath sounds is noted.

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Based on this ECG, which diagnosis is most appropriate?

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For the patient described in Question 1, which of the following is the most appropriate choice for antiarrhythmic therapy?

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A 6-year-old spayed Lhasa apso is presented for a routine wellness examination. Nothing abnormal has been reported by the owners. During physical examination and auscultation, a grade III/VI left apical systolic murmur is heard. All other physical examination findings are within normal limits.

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Based on this ECG, which diagnosis is most appropriate?

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A 4-year-old, 76-lb (34.5-kg) neutered male rottweiler is presented for vague signs of lethargy and inappetence of 2 days’ duration. His body temperature is 101.5°F (38.6°C). Auscultation reveals a heart rate of 160 bpm, which is faster than expected for a dog showing lethargy. Physical examination is unremarkable other than strong and synchronous femoral pulses and a small, freely moveable SC mass on the ventral thorax.

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Based on this ECG, which diagnosis is most appropriate?

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A 9-year-old neutered male German shepherd dog is presented for a routine wellness examination. He is bright, alert, and responsive and has a BCS of 4/9. Physical examination findings are within normal limits. Auscultation reveals a subtle murmur that is difficult to characterize but is best heard on the left side of the thorax. He has a history of hip dysplasia; a murmur has not been previously heard.

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Based on this ECG, which diagnosis is most appropriate?

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Based on the ECG and clinical information presented in Question 5, does the arrhythmia warrant therapy?

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An 11-year-old spayed Labrador retriever is presented for vague signs of lethargy and inappetence. Physical examination reveals normal mucous membranes, normal capillary refill time, strong/bounding pulses with a slow heart rate, and a pulse rate of 50 bpm. Auscultation shows irregular heart sounds and a grade II/VI left apical systolic murmur.

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Based on this ECG, which diagnosis is most appropriate?

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Based on the ECG and clinical information presented in Question 7, which of the following is the most appropriate treatment choice?

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