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This case series describes three cases of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF) diagnosed at the Clinic for Equine Internal Medicine at the University of Zurich between 2012 and 2017. Current information on etiology and treatment options are presented. Two horses showed mild signs of...

Author(s)
Scheurer, L.; Bachofen, C.; Herteman, N.; Hilbe, M.; Wolfer, N.; Schoster, A.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2020, 162, 4, pp 245-256
Abstract

Equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF) is a recently described form of interstitial pneumonia associated with equine herpesvirus type 5 (EHV-5). This disease has been reported in North and South America, Europe and Oceania but not, to our knowledge, in horses in Japan. We diagnosed EMPF in...

Author(s)
Ochi, A.; Sekiguchi, M.; Tsujimura, K.; Kinoshita, T.; Ueno, T.; Katayama, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2019, 170, pp 46-52
AbstractFull Text

This study revealed that 10 days of oral valacyclovir did not significantly alter equine herpesvirus-5 viral load in horses with equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis and may not be an effective short-term antiviral treatment.

Author(s)
Easton-Jones, C. A.; Madigan, J. E.; Barnum, S.; Maxwell, L. K.; Taylor, S. D.; Arnesen, T.; Pusterla, N.
Publisher
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Lexington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 64th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, San Francisco, California, USA, 1-5 December 2018, 2018, pp 484-485
Abstract

Equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis is sporadic but important pulmonary disease, affecting mostly adult horses with no breed or sex predilection. The etiology has not been clarified yet, but equine herpesvirus 5 (together with equine herpesvirus 2 in approximately one third of the cases) seems...

Author(s)
Jandová, V.; Tůmová, P.; Plachý, J.; Horná, M.; Dudová, I.; Fictum, P.; Seitl, M.; Novotný, L.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2019, 69, 2, pp 98-105
Abstract

A 30-year-old Standardbred gelding was referred for chronic pleural effusion. Thoracic ultrasound revealed marked bilateral pleural effusion and a large heterogeneous mass within the cranial mediastinum, which extended from the right 5th to the 11th intercostal space. Subsequently, on thoracic...

Author(s)
Manso-Díaz, G.; Jiménez Martínez, M. de L. Á.; García-Fernández, R. A.; Herrán, R.; Santiago, I.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2019, 77, pp 8-11
Abstract

Equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF) diagnosed at the Laboratório Regional de Diagnóstico of Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal de Pelotas (LRD/UFPel), is described. Differential aspects of other pulmonary diseases in horses with pneumonia and interstitial fibrosis...

Author(s)
Estima-Silva, P.; Marcolongo-Pereira, C.; Santos, B. L. dos; Coelho, A. C. B.; Amaral, L. A.; Lim AiLam; Bolin, S. R.; Schild, A. L.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 11, pp 1247-1252
Abstract

Gammaherpesviruses (γHV) are implicated in the pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis in humans and murine models of lung fibrosis, however there is little direct experimental evidence that such viruses induce lung fibrosis in the natural host. The equine γHV EHV 5 is associated with equine ...

Author(s)
Williams, K. J.; Robinson, N. E.; Lim, A. L.; Brandenberger, C.; Maes, R.; Behan, A.; Bolin, S. R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 10, pp e77754
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: The ante mortem diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF) relies on histopathological results and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-positive equine herpesvirus (EHV)-5 testing of lung tissue. Polymerase chain reaction detection of EHV-5 in...

Author(s)
Pusterla, N.; Magdesian, K. G.; Mapes, S. M.; Zavodovskaya, R.; Kass, P. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 1, pp 34-38
Abstract

Mast cell tumor (MCT) has long been considered as an uncommon neoplasm in horses. Cytological and behavioral evidence of its malignancy is usually lacking, and only a few reports have described MCT displaying malignant behavior. An 18-year-old Friesian stallion presented with a one-year history of...

Author(s)
Combarros, D.; Wilhelmi-Vilarrasa, I.; Lacroux, C.; Semin, M. O.; Delverdier, M.; Grebert, M.; Trumel, C.; Cadiergues, M. C.; Lallemand, E. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 87,
Abstract

CASE HISTORY: A 10-year-old polo mare presented with a history of weight loss, poor condition and inappetance. CLINICAL FINDINGS: The mare was tachycardic, tachypnoeic and febrile. Harsh lung sounds were auscultated over all lung fields. The mare initially responded to treatment with antibiotics,...

Author(s)
Dunowska, M.; Hardcastle, M. R.; Tonkin, F. B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2014, 62, 4, pp 226-231

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