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OBJECTIVE: To describe clinical features, diagnostic methods, treatments, and outcomes associated with ingested wire foreign bodies in the abdomen of horses. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 16 client-owned horses with ingested wire in their abdomens that were evaluated at a veterinary...

Author(s)
Marley, L. K.; Soffler, C.; Hackett, E. S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 6, pp 781-787
AbstractFull Text

The ingestion of sharp foreign bodies that cause penetrating wounds to the gut and surrounding structures and its consequences are not often seen in equine medicine. When animals ingest these objects, they tend to have colic episodes and peritonitis, as well as to be prone to abscess formation. The ...

Author(s)
Góss, G. C.; Duarte, C. A.; Rodrigues, C. M.; Pozzobon, R.; Trost, M. E.; Brandolt, I. M. da C.
Publisher
Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Serbia
Citation
Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2019, 69, 2, pp 237-243