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A 14-year-old warmblood mare developed progressive neurological signs including ataxia, nystagmus, impaired mental status as well as decreased cranial nerve reflexes, and finally went recumbent. Postmortem examination and histology revealed severe chronic active multifocal suppurative...

Author(s)
Hirz, M.; Prenger-Berninghoff, E.; Förster, C.; Fey, K.; Herden, C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2020, 8, 2,
Abstract

Chronic liver disease is an important cause of illness in horses, and treatment is mainly supportive. Research into new treatment modalities for humans has shown promising data regarding metallothionein (MT), which has been shown to possess regenerative, antifibrotic, and anti-inflammatory...

Author(s)
Verhoef, J. N. C.; Allen, A. L.; Harding, J. C. S.; Al-Dissi, A. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2018, 55, 5, pp 703-710
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An 11-year-old Trakehner gelding was presented for evaluation of lethargy, decreased appetite, mild icterus, and elevated hepatic enzyme activities. Physical examination, serum chemistry results, and liver biopsy histopathologic findings were supportive of Theiler's disease. Polymerase chain...

Author(s)
Kopper, J. J.; Schott, H. C.; Divers, T. J.; Mullaney, T.; Huang, L.; Noland, E.; Smedley, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 2, pp e5-e9
Abstract

The main causes of hepatitis in horses include serum hepatitis, cholangiohepatitis and chronic active hepatitis with occasional cases of haematogenous bacterial hepatitis (e.g., Tyzzer's disease in foals), abscesses, viral hepatitis, parasitism and chronic infiltrative inflammatory disease. Not all ...

Author(s)
Durham, A. E.
Publisher
Birkhäuser Verlag AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Comparative hepatitis, 2008, pp 245-269
Abstract

Author(s)
Peek, S. F.; McSloy, A.; Poulsen, K. P.; Friedrichs, K. R.; Chilton, J. A.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2007, 19, 8, pp 431-434
Abstract

The clinical signs of liver disease are highly variable and nonspecific. Irrespective of the cause or the duration of liver disease, more specific clinical signs, e.g. hepatic encephalopathy, become apparent in the advanced stages of the disease. Due to the nonspecific clinical signs, the possible...

Author(s)
Olsman, A. F. S.; Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M. M. S. van
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2004, 129, 16, pp 510-522
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An 11-year-old Thoroughbred broodmare was evaluated for suspected hepatic dysfunction. Clinical signs of hepatic encephalopathy were evident at admission. Hepatic ultrasonographic evaluation revealed an increase in hepatic size, rounded borders and normal echogenicity. There was no evidence of...

Author(s)
Johns, I. C.; Piero, F. del; Wilkins, P. A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2007, 85, 8, pp 337-340
Abstract

Reasons for performing the study: Liver disease is fairly common in horses and, although previous literature suggests that fatality rates are high, impressions gained from current clinical practice suggest that this is no longer the case. Objectives: A case-control study was undertaken in 2...

Author(s)
Smith, M. R. W.; Stevens, K. B.; Durham, A. E.; Marr, C. M.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2003, 35, 6, pp 549-552
Abstract

The polymerase chain reaction and oligonucleotide primers to a conserved region of the viral replicase gene of hepadnaviruses were used to identify viral sequences in de novo tissues in 3 well-characterized hepadnavirus sytems: the woodchuck, ground squirrel and Pekin duck. Related hepadnavirus...

Author(s)
Gumerlock, P. H.; Kraegel, S. A.; Madewell, B. R.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1992, 32, 3-4, pp 273-280
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Author(s)
Moore, J. N.; Traver, D. S.; Coffman, J. R.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine & Small Animal Clinician, 1976, 71, 10, pp 1457-1458, 1463

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