Tag Archives: Equine

Cerebral abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi

Cerebral Abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi History: A 4 month old intact female Quarterhorse with nasal discharge and mandibular lymphadenopathy. Despite treatment the foal became neurologic: ataxia, wobbly, and head pressing.  Neurologic exam revealed an intention tremor when head raised and no … Continue reading

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Pathology of the distal third metacarpal/metatarsal bone and incidence of lateral condylar fractures in New York State Thoroughbred race horses:42 cases from 2013-2014

Pathology of the distal third metacarpal/metatarsal bone and incidence of lateral condylar fractures in New York State Thoroughbred race horses:42 cases from 2013-2014 N-14 ACVP Atlanta, GA 2014 Brian G Caserto, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomedical … Continue reading

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Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency in a foal

Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency in a foal History: A 1 week-old male Quaterhorse was submitted for necropsy. At 12 hours old he nursed 3 times but became progressively recumbent and failed to nurse. Upon arrival to the referral hospital he … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse History: A 25 year-old intact female Quarterhorse with a chronic history of difficulty eating and weight loss. Gross findings: This horse has severe wavemouth, serous atrophy of fat, generalized muscle wasting, and ascites. The … Continue reading

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Link Highlights- Equine Anatomy

Im starting a new category of posts that highlight some of my favorite links.  Todays link is in the “Reference” section on the right hand column of the blog.  Its is a great resource for equine anatomy based on Rooney’s … Continue reading

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