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- Straub, Reto, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2013 v.243 no.8 pp. 1166-1169
- abdomen; colic; colon; geldings; hand-assisted laparoscopy; jejunum; patients; rectum; ultrasonography
- ... Case Description-A 7-year-old 573-kg (1,261 -lb) Swiss Warmblood gelding was evaluated because of signs of acute abdominal pain. Clinical Findings-Physical examination revealed a markedly distended abdomen with subjectively reduced borborygmi in all abdominal quadrants. A large, gas-distended viscus was present at the pelvic brim preventing complete palpation of the abdomen per rectum. Ultrasonogr ...
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- Veterinary dermatology 2011 v.22 no.1 pp. 17-23
- Chorioptes bovis; body weight; dermatitis; edema; feathers; hairs; horses; insecticides; mites; moxidectin; placebos; propoxur; relapse; skin folds; therapeutics
- ... Chorioptes bovis infestation is a common cause of pastern dermatitis in the horse, with a predilection in draft horses and other horses with thick hair ‘feathers' on the distal limbs. The treatment of this superficial mite is challenging; treatment failure and relapse are common. Furthermore, C. bovis infestation may affect the progression of chronic pastern dermatitis (also known as chronic proli ...
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- Veterinary microbiology 2010 v.144 no.3-4 pp. 487-492
- horses; Clostridium sordellii; bacterial infections; horse diseases; bacterial toxins; septic shock; mortality; myocardial diseases; myocardium; skeletal muscle; etiology; histopathology; ultrastructure; immunohistochemistry; antibodies; bacterial antigens
- ... The lethal toxin of Clostridium sordellii (TcsL) evokes severe, mostly fatal disease patterns like toxic shock syndrome in humans and animals. Since this large clostridial toxin-induced severe muscle damaging when injected intramuscularly into mice, we hypothesized that TcsL is also associated with equine atypical myopathy (EAM), a fatal myodystrophy of hitherto unknown etiology. Transmission elec ...