Merck Manual

Please confirm that you are a health care professional

Blood clots from aortic rupture, turkey
Blood clots from aortic rupture, turkey
Blood clots from aortic rupture, turkey

Fifteen-week-old tom turkey with aortic rupture: large blood clots surround a linear rent (arrow) near the junction of the thoracic aorta and cranial mesenteric artery.

Courtesy of Dr. Robert Porter.