Dystrophic Mineralization of the Arterial Fibrovascular Tissue Associated with a Vitamin D Hypervitaminosis in an 8-year-old Female Alpaca (Vicugna pacos)
Alexander Tavella, Annalisa Stefani, Claudia Zanardello, Astrid Bettini, Matthias Gauly and Patrik Zanolari
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Irish Veterinary Journal Iris Tréidliachta Éireann, 2016, 69:19
Prophylactic Vitamin D supplementation is a common practice in Alpaca breeding in many regions around the world. An overdosage can lead to dystrophic mineralization of soft tissues. In this paper we illustrate a suspected case of hypervitaminosis D in an 8-year-old female Alpaca.
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