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A practical approach to verminous arteritis in horses

Veterinary Medicine and Small Animal Clinician 78(3): 393-395

A practical approach to verminous arteritis in horses

The pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of arterial infection in horses due to Strongylus vulgaris are briefly discussed.

Accession: 001039380

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Munsell, Rw, 1983: A practical approach to verminous arteritis in horses Strongylus vulgaris. VM SAC veterinary medicine and small animal clinician 78(3): 393-395

Coffman, J.R.; Carlson, K.L., 1971: Verminous arteritis in horses. Clinical signs are variable, but many include weight loss, rough coat, weakness (particularly of hind limbs), anaemia, abdominal pain and increased rectal temp. The lesions in the aorta and/or cranial mesenteric artery are caused by fourth-stage l...

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Scrutchfield, W.L., 1978: Verminous arteritis - a case report. In Texas, USA, a horse with a 2-week history of intermittent colic was found, upon rectal examination, to have a mass about 15 cm in diameter in the midline of the ventral third of the abdomen. Abdominocentesis yielded fluid with total protein 2.8...

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