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Objective: To compare outcomes after semitendinosus tenotomy performed under standing sedation versus general anesthesia. Study Design: Retrospective case series. Sample Population: 20 horses with fibrotic myopathy of the semitendinosus muscle. Methods: Medical records (2002-2015) of horses...

Author(s)
Suarez-Fuentes, D. G.; Tatarniuk, D. M.; Caston, S. S.; Kersh, K. D.; Gillen, A. M.; Hays, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2018, 47, 3, pp 350-356
Abstract

Objective: To report the clinical and diagnostic findings associated with fibrotic myopathy, describe the surgical procedure for standing fibrotic myotomy and report postoperative outcomes. Study design: Retrospective study. Sample population: Twenty-two horses. Methods: Records were included if a...

Author(s)
Noll, C. V.; Kilcoyne, I.; Vaughan, B.; Galuppo, L. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2019, 48, 6, pp 997-1004
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Background: A subset of horses deficient in alpha-tocopherol (α-TP) develop muscle atrophy and vitamin E-responsive myopathy (VEM) characterized by mitochondrial alterations in the sacrocaudalis dorsalis medialis muscle (SC). Objectives: To quantify muscle histopathologic abnormalities in...

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Bookbinder, L.; Finno, C. J.; Firshman, A. M.; Katzman, S. A.; Burns, E.; Peterson, J.; Dahlgren, A.; Ming-Whitfield, B.; Glessner, S.; Borer-Matsui, A.; Valberg, S. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 6, pp 2770-2779
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Several acronyms have been used for polysaccharide storage myopathy besides PSSM including EPSM and EPSSM and debate existed as to whether these acronyms encompassed one muscle condition. In 2008, the presence of amylase- resistant polysaccharide in skeletal muscle from Quarter Horses was found to...

Author(s)
Valberg, S. J.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2019, 17, Supl. 2, pp 96-102
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OBJECTIVE: To characterize clinical findings for polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) in warmblood horses with type 1 PSSM (PSSM1; caused by mutation of the glycogen synthase 1 gene) and type 2 PSSM (PSSM2; unknown etiology). SAMPLE: Database with 3,615 clinical muscle biopsy submissions....

Author(s)
Lewis, S. S.; Nicholson, A. M.; Williams, Z. J.; Valberg, S. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 78, 11, pp 1305-1312
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This study describes clinical and ultrasonographic findings and outcomes of horses with lameness associated with muscle tears. Records of horses diagnosed with muscle tears were retrospectively evaluated. Horses in which one or more muscle tears were confirmed ultrasonographically and lameness was...

Author(s)
Cullen, T. E.; Semevolos, S. A.; Stieger-Vanegas, S. M.; Duesterdieck-Zellmer, K.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2020, 61, 4, pp 389-395
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This report aims to describe the epidemiological and clinical-pathological aspects of an outbreak of ionophore antibiotic poisoning in horses due to the consumption of mineral supplementation indicated for ruminants based on sugarcane molasses. Case: Two horses were necropsied. During necropsy,...

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Sousa, D. E. R. de; Costa, M. M. da; Júnior, J. A. F.; Wilson, T. M.; Nascimento, K. A.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; MacÊdo, J. T. S. A. E.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
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Background: To report a novel exertional myopathy, myofibrillar myopathy (MFM) in Warmblood (WB) horses. Objectives: To (1) describe the distinctive clinical and myopathic features of MFM in Warmblood horses and (2) investigate the potential inheritance of MFM in a Warmblood family. Study design:...

Author(s)
Valberg, S. J.; Nicholson, A. M.; Lewis, S. S.; Reardon, R. A.; Finno, C. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 6, pp 739-745
Abstract

Horses affected by chronic piroplasmosis may develop poor performance and muscle atrophy. Here we investigate the pathological and immunopathological aspects of myopathy occurring in chronic equine piroplasmosis. The study included 16 horses serologically positive for equine piroplasms presenting...

Author(s)
Pasolini, M. P.; Pagano, T. B.; Costagliola, A.; Biase, D. de; Lamagna, B.; Auletta, L.; Fatone, G.; Greco, M.; Coluccia, P.; Veneziano, V.; Pirozzi, C.; Raso, G. M.; Santoro, P.; Manna, G.; Papparella, S.; Paciello, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2018, 55, 1, pp 133-143
Abstract

Type 1 polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM1) and malignant hyperthermia (MH) are autosomal dominant genetic diseases caused by a point mutation in equine GYS1 and RYR1, respectively. Although the prevalence of PSSM1 and MH have been described in other countries as causes of myopathy in horses,...

Author(s)
Delfiol, D. J. Z.; Oliveira Filho, J. P. de; Badial, P. R.; Battazza, A.; Araujo Junior, J. P.; Borges, A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2018, 70, pp 38-41

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