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Early diagnosis of high intracranial pressure (ICP) is critical for minimizing progressive brain injury due to reduced cerebral perfusion. In people, detecting enlargement of the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) by transpalpebral ultrasonography has been found to be an accurate test for high ICP. ...

Author(s)
Cooley, S. D.; Scrivani, P. V.; Thompson, M. S.; Irby, N. L.; Divers, T. J.; Erb, H. N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2016, 57, 1, pp 49-57
Abstract

Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) has been described in foals for over 80 years. This condition has a diversity of names including 'dummy foals', 'wanderers', 'barkers', neonatal encephalopathy, neonatal maladjustment syndrome (NMS) and perinatal asphyxia syndrome (PAS). The latter descriptive ...

Author(s)
Gold, J. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 3, pp 158-164
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Evidence of cerebellar abiotrophy (CA) was found in a six-month-old Arabian filly with signs of incoordination, head tremor, wobbling, loss of balance and falling over, consistent with a cerebellar lesion. Normal hematology profile blood test and cerebrospinal fluid analysis excluded infectious...

Author(s)
Sadaba, S. A.; Madariaga, G. J.; Corbi Botto, C. M.; Carino, M. H.; Zappa, M. E.; Peral García, P.; Olguín, S. A.; Massone, A.; Díaz, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya
Citation
Open Veterinary Journal, 2016, 6, 3, pp 259-262
Abstract

A newborn foal was presented because it was unresponsive and in cardiopulmonary arrest. Aggressive cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation was administered to the foal, which revived the foal; however, acute renal failure developed. Fluid retention and azotemia occurred although the foal was alert...

Author(s)
Wong, D. M.; Ruby, R. E.; Eatroff, A.; Yaeger, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 2, pp 593-597
Abstract

Although recognized as a possible complication to sepsis, there are few published reports on brain abscesses in foals. This case report describes a 4-month-old Icelandic filly that, as a neonate, had a history of pyrexia and lameness, which resolved with antibiotic treatment. Approximately 3 months ...

Author(s)
Hanche-Olsen, S.; Ottesen, N.; Larsen, H.; Fintl, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2012, 32, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Two foals were admitted for neurological signs after trauma. Clinical and diagnostic investigations were performed that were suggestive of closed head trauma characterised by right parietal bone deviation (ping-pong fracture), cerebral contusion, haematoma and cerebellar contusion. The...

Author(s)
Zani, D. de; Zani, D. D.; Binanti, D.; Riccaboni, P.; Rondena, M.; Giancamillo, M. di
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2013, 25, 10, pp 493-498
Abstract

Background: Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (NHIE) is a disease affecting newborn foals for which there is no antemortem diagnostic test. Hypothesis: Ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase 1 (UCHL1) and the phosphorylated axonal forms of neurofilament H (pNF-H) are markers of brain injury in foals ...

Author(s)
Ringger, N. C.; Giguére, S.; Morresey, P. R.; Yang, C.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2011, 25, 1, pp 132-137
Abstract

Nervous disorders of equidae are relatively rare and are often of traumatic origin. Nervous illnesses of infectious origin must be monitored carefully due to their contagious nature and the risk of zoonoses. In France, the main infectious nervous diseases of equidae are encephalomyelites of viral...

Author(s)
Tourmente, C.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2008, No.Hors-serie, pp 99-104
Abstract

Neurological cases, especially in foals, are rare in the daily practical work. The most common causes are traumata and infectious diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). This case report provides further insights into the wide spectrum of possible neuropathological lesions by detailing a...

Author(s)
Schröder, S.; Schmidt, M. J.; Preis, S.; Klumpp, S.; Köhler, K.; Kuchelmeister, K.; Herden, C.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2013, 41, 2, pp 106-112
Abstract

The book is written for the purpose of expanding the knowledge on critical care of horses of all ages. The contributing authors represent some of the best "equine doctors" critical care has to offer, and most are nationally or internationally recognized experts. The area of critical care of the ...

Author(s)
Wilkins, P. A.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2004, 20, 1, pp i-xii + 284 pp.

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