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Melanomas are one of the most common neoplasms in the horse and are frequently found in the head region. There is a genetic predisposition in horses with a gray hair coat. Computed tomography (CT) is frequently used in referral practice to evaluate the equine head but there are few reports...

Author(s)
Dixon, J.; Smith, K.; Perkins, J.; Sherlock, C.; Mair, T.; Weller, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2016, 57, 3, pp 246-252
Abstract

This review aims at giving an overview of the aetiology, genetic basis and clinical signs of equine malignant melanoma (EMM), the diagnostic work-up and the current treatment options. The established association between certain genetic features and melanoma formation in horses is reviewed....

Author(s)
Cavalleri, J. M. V.; Mahlmann, K.; Steinig, P.; Feige, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2014, 30, 4, pp 455-460
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A 20-year-old pony mare was presented to the equine hospital with a ten-day history of dysphagia, regurgitation and coughing. An obstruction of the oesophagus was excluded via endoscopy, but the proximal oesophagus appeared to be distended and circular contractions were missing. A guttural pouch...

Author(s)
Eichentopf, A.; Snyder, A.; Recknagel, S.; Uhlig, A.; Waltl, V.; Schusser, G. F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Irish Veterinary Journal, 2013, 66, 13, pp (11 July 2013)
Abstract

A 15 year-old grey Thoroughbred gelding presented for investigation of chronic weight loss and recent onset of respiratory difficulty. Clinical examination confirmed tachypnoea with increased respiratory effort. Thoracic ultrasound examination detected pleural effusion. The dyspnoea was related to...

Author(s)
Metcalfe, L. V. A.; O'Brien, P. J.; Papakonstantinou, S.; Cahalan, S. D.; McAllister, H.; Duggan, V. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Irish Veterinary Journal, 2013, 66, 22, pp (6 November 2013)
Abstract

A 17-year-old gray Thoroughbred gelding in Japan was presented with recurrent epistaxis following exercise for over one year [date not given]. Multidetector-row computed tomographic (MDCT) examination of the head performed under general anaesthesia indicated the presence of malignant melanoma. MDCT ...

Author(s)
Sasaki, N.; Minami, T.; Yamada, K.; Satoh, M.; Inokuma, H.; Kobayashi, Y.; Furuoka, H.; Yamada, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Equine Science (Nihon Uma Kagakukai) Equine Research Institute, Japan Racing Association, Utsunomiya, Japan
Citation
Journal of Equine Science, 2007, 18, 2, pp 55-58
Abstract

The present study was performed for diagnosis and surgical management of critical surgical affections at the pharyngeal region in horses. It was carried out on a total number of 10 horses. Radiographical and histopathological examinations were performed to confirm the diagnosis in addition to...

Author(s)
Mosbah, E.; Rizk, A. Z.; Karrouf, G. A.; Alsoud, M. i A.; Zaghloul, A. E.; Hahn, J. J.
Publisher
Pakistan Bio-safety and Bio-security Association, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal for Agro Veterinary and Medical Sciences (IJAVMS), 2012, 6, 6, pp 436-444
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Author(s)
May, K. A.; Howard, R. D.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2001, 13, 4, pp 195-197
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Author(s)
Baptiste, K. E.; Moll, H. D.; Roberston, J. L.
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 1996, 37, 8, pp 499-501

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