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The management of equine acute laminitis

The management of equine acute laminitis

Veterinary Medicine 6: 39-47

Laminitis is an extremely painful condition resulting in damage to the soft tissues anchoring the third phalanx to the hoof, which can result in life-threatening debilitation. Specific therapy is not available. The most important principles of therapy include aggressive nutritional and medical management of primary disease processes, cryotherapy, anti-inflammatory therapy, pain management, and biomechanical support. This review focuses on the principles of evidenced-based therapies.

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Accession: 065596118

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PMID: 30101095

DOI: 10.2147/VMRR.S39967

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