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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky. — Every horse needs an annual dental exam, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) says. It hopes to spread that message through a dental-health campaign designed to reach horse owners throughout 2008.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2008
Septicemia, defined as the systemic reaction caused by the presence of microorganisms or their toxins in the blood, often is cited as the most common reason for illness and death in the neonatal period.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Shadow is a 7 yr, American Saddlebred Gelding.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
This disease probably better described as PPID, as Cushing's disease in humans and dogs are not identical to the disease in horses.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Overview of equine rabies, equine herpes virus-1, and parasitic infection of the CNS
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
This lecture will focus on common diseases of older horses including dental disease/weight loss (and other complications of poor dentition), recurrent airway obstruction, lameness and common neoplasms of older horses.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Lower respiratory disease is a common problem in foals under 8 months of age.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The thyroid gland is located in throat latch region below the larynx, the gland is bilobed, connected by a narrow isthmus.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Vestibular disease may result from a number of infectious, traumatic and non-infectious conditions.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Diarrhea in young foals (< 1 month): 1) rotavirus; 2) Clostridial (difficile and perfringens); 3) Salmonella; 4) parasites (Strongyloides westeri); 5) cornavirus and 5) Cryptosporidium. Of these rotavirus, Clostridial spp. and Salmonella are the most common.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
All antibiotics select for resistance ... you look for it, you find it.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The pituitary gland lies in the sella turcica at the base of the brain. It is connected to the hypothalamus by the pituitary stalk.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
With some minor breed differences, most mares have similar reproductive physiology and, from that respect, may be expected to respond similarly to a canned breeding management protocol.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Differential diagnoses for spinal ataxia in horses includes: cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy (CVSM), equine protozoal myelitis (EPM), trauma, congenital abnormalities, equine degenerative myelopathy (EDM), and equine herpes virus-1.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Dystocia is a significant event in equine reproduction.