- AFRICAN HEDGEHOG; CARDIOMYOPATHY
- Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
- Cardiomyopathy has been identified in Arican hedgehogs. Lesions of myocardial necrosis, loss, and fibrosis, particularly in the left myocardium has been reported. Acute tubular necrosis, acute passive congestion of the liver, and hepatic lipidosis often accompany this condition.