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Equine medicine

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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.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Other names for this syndrome include Insulin resistance, Obesity-Associated Laminitis, Peripheral Cushing's Disease; Omental Cushing's Disease
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Dr. Alexander Fleming (1928) initiated the 'modern age of medicine' with the discovery of penicillin.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Therapeutic decision making is often a difficult and complex process.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Purpura hemorrhagica is an immune mediated vasculitis associated with sensitization and cross-reactivity to proteins in the cell wall of Strep equi.