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Cholelithiasis is a rare condition in horses that may cause biliary obstruction and consequent hepatic fibrosis. Two horses with a history of icterus were presented for clinical examination. Horse #1, an 18-year-old crossbred gelding, presented inappetence, head pressing, and abnormal gait in both...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. V.; Mello, L. S. de; Lorenzett, M. P.; Silva, F. S. da; Panziera, W.; Konradt, G.; Driemeier, D.; Pavarini, S. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2017, 56, pp 52-55
Abstract

An outbreak of acute poisoning of horses by Enterolobium contortisiliquum pods is reported in the state of Goiás, Brazil. Three horses presented apathy, hyporexia, prostration, jaundice, recumbency and died in 24-48 hours. The main pathological findings were a yellowish liver with an enhanced...

Author(s)
Machado, M.; Miguel, M. P.; Terra, J. P.; Ferreira, J. A., Jr.; Riet-Correa, F.; Castro, M. B. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2019, 168, pp 122-125
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An acute neurological disease of horses appeared sporadically in September and October of 1938 in the villages of Rakarje, Buševec and Kurilovec in the Turopolje area, and as a limited epizootic event in Mraclin. The disease was named "Mraclin Horse Disease" (MHD). Of the 442 horses in the village, ...

Author(s)
Cvetnić, Ž.; Sukalić, T.; Savić, V.; Grabarević, Ž.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2019, 50, 3, pp 201-210
Abstract

A 14-y-old bay Quarter Horse gelding was presented with progressive neurologic signs, elevated rectal temperature, and icterus for 3 d prior to death. Postmortem examination revealed icterus, large amounts of serosanguineous fluid in the abdominal cavity, widespread petechiae and ecchymoses in...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.; Navarro, M. A.; Beingesser, J.; Uzal, F. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018, 30, 2, pp 294-299
Abstract

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

Consumption of certain grasses belonging to the genus Panicum has been found to cause hepatogenous photosensitization and crystal-associated cholangiohepatopathy in small ruminants, and liver disease in horses, in many areas of the world. We describe herein the clinical findings, microscopic...

Author(s)
Sillman, S. J.; Lee, S. T.; Claborn, J.; Boruch, J.; Harris, S. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2019, 31, 1, pp 90-93
Abstract

Case Description - A 4-year-old Arabian-cross mare was examined because of a 48-hour history of pyrexia, lethargy, and signs of abdominal discomfort. Clinical Findings - On initial evaluation, the horse was in good body condition, but febrile, tachycardic, tachypneic, and icteric and had signs of...

Author(s)
Cypher, E. E.; Kendall, A. T.; Panizzi, L.; Stewart, A. J.; Taylor, S. L.; Bodaan, C. J.; Riley, C. B.; Gordon, S. J. G.; Whitfield, L. K.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 247, 1, pp 98-105
Abstract

An 8-year-old Holsteiner gelding was presented for evaluation of anorexia, obtundation, icterus, and mild colic signs of 48 hours duration. History, physical examination, and initial diagnostics were suggestive of hepatic disease and encephalopathy. Microcystin toxicosis was suspected based on...

Author(s)
Mittelman, N. S.; Engiles, J. B.; Murphy, L.; Vudathala, D.; Johnson, A. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016, 30, 5, pp 1747-1751
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Author(s)
House, A. M.; Elfenbein, J.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Orlando, USA
Citation
NAVC Conference Proceedings, Orlando, Florida, USA, 4-8 February 2017. Large Animal, 2017, pp 211-214
Abstract

Icterus [jaundice] is caused by high levels of bilirubin in blood. Its diagnosis and causes in horses are described. The interpretation of blood values in adult horses are discussed, based on traditional and specific blood analysis. Treatment is based on the different causes, including infections,...

Author(s)
Clercq, D. de; Deprez, P.; Durie, I.; Lefère, L.; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2010, 79, 1, pp 66-76

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