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WSCC/AWSA/UKC/RB CH HYLOWE'S MOONLIGHT STORM, HC, OFA Sire: Hoofprint Sundance   Dam: Phoenix of Tumbledown Owner:  Gloria Erskine     Breeder: Julie Tittl September 30, 1993 – October 8, 2004 11 years
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The cause of death of this patient was most likely associated with the presence of hemangiosarcoma in the heart and liver. It is possible that the spleen was also involved as well. There was a mass on the right atrium of the heart as well a multiple masses throughout the entire liver. Histopathology results may still be available to conform whether or not the changes in the spleen are also attributable to hemangiosarcoma. There was blood or bloody  fluid in the abdomen, thorax and the pericardial sac (capsule around the heart) as well as hemorrage on the surface and within teh cells of the kidneys. This is most likely associated with the presence of hemangiosarcoma in the body. There was evidence of hip dysplasia as the right hip was mildly sublaxated and there was evidenceof arthritic change in both hips. There is also severe arthritis in both knees and elbows, and elbow dysplasia is confirmed by the findings of the medial coronoid processes. There is some mild intervertebral  disc disease present, but was not likely enough to cause clinical disease. There is no evidence of primary disease of the digestive system, endocrine system, skin, eyes or neurological system.
STORM NECROPSY