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Abstract

Obstetric paralysis is a generic term used to describe postpartum locomotor alterations resulting from nerve damage, widely reported in cattle, but rare in equines. The aim of this study is to report a case of a peripheral polyneuropathy in a primiparous mare, 3 years old, of Mangalarga Marchador...

Author(s)
Assis, D. de M.; Freitas, R. F. de; Nascimento, M. J. R. do; Pereira, C. S.; Neto, P. I. da N.; Maciel, T. A.; Medeiros, G. X.; Galiza, G. J. N. de; Neto, E. G. de M.
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Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2021, 96,
Abstract

Between 1984 and 1988, 24 of 240 horses used for serum production developed a form of paresis which differed from that caused by equine herpesvirus-1. There was destruction of ganglion cells and degeneration of nerve fibres in the brain, spinal cord and spinal ganglia, affecting particularly the ...

Author(s)
Bergmann, V.; Dietz, O.; Gängel, H.; Schützler, H.; Kley, B.
Citation
Monatshefte für Veterinärmedizin, 1990, 45, 9, pp 310-314
Abstract

Various limb paralyses were reproduced experimentally in order to evaluate the associated loss of limb function. The suprascapular, radial, median, and ulnar, femoral, sciatic, peroneal, and tibial nerves were sectioned each in one leg of two calves. The obturator nerves were sectioned in two...

Author(s)
Vaughan, L. C.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1964, 76, pp 1301-1304; 1301-1304 pp.
Abstract

A chronic inflammation of the sciatic nerves was found at autopsy in an army horse that suffered from posterior paralysis. On microscopic examination the inflammatory centres bore a great resemblance to tubercles. Tubercle bacilli, however, were not found. There was a peculiar formation of a...

Author(s)
Van Vloten, J. G. C.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1932, 59, pp 1057-1060
Abstract

Within the years 1915-1919 an average of from 45, 000 to 55, 000 complement fixation tests have been made annually by the United States Bureau of Animal Industry for the diagnosis of dourine. The samples were forwarded from Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Arizona, and New...

Author(s)
Formad, Robert J.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research, 1919, 18, 3, pp 145-154 pp.
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Males weigh between 45 and 55 kilos and females weigh between 25 and 35 kilos. Colouration is highly variable from mostly black, to various shades...

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Cover for Sus scrofa (pigs)

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Information in this disease system overview will be expanded in the next edition of the Compendium. Please note that the list of diseases affecting...

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Cover for nervous system diseases of small ruminants

Nervous diseases in small ruminants occur sporadically, rarely does the incidence exceed more than one to two per cent of the population at risk....

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Information in this disease system overview will be expanded in the next edition of the Compendium. Please note that the list of diseases affecting...

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