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In a retrospective study of 60 dogs presenting with acute nontraumatic hemoperitoneum, splenic torsion was found in ___ dogs (Aronsohn et al, 2009). (Fossum 698)

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Aronsohn 2009, the most common diseases associated with nontraumatic hemoperitoneum were hemangiosarcoma (__/60) and splenic hematoma (__/60) (Fossum 698)

In this study, the most common diseases associated with nontraumatic hemoperitoneum were hemangiosarcoma (38/60) = 63%
and splenic hematoma (16/60) = 27%

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Splenic torsion Typically, the_________ (vessel) is occluded, although the _________ (vessel) remains partly patent. (Fossum 698)


splenic vein occluded;
splenic artery partly patent
= congestive splenomegaly