Colic in Foals

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Chapter 181 Colic in Foals Peter R. Morresey Diagnosis of abdominal pain in the foal can be challenging because of the large number of potential causes that exists. Physical examination,…

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Stress Fracture Diagnosis in Racehorses

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Chapter 202 Stress Fracture Diagnosis in Racehorses Susan M. Stover Stress Fracture Overview Stress fractures in racehorses are occupational injuries that result from repetitive activities, consistent with overuse. Repetitive motions…

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Bandaging and Casting Techniques

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Chapter 204 Bandaging and Casting Techniques Patricia M. Hogan Limb bandages are applied for a variety of reasons and can be constructed differently to address individual needs. The most common…

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Scrotal Hernia in Stallions

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Chapter 154 Scrotal Hernia in Stallions Warren Beard The inguinal canal is an oblique passage through the abdominal wall through which all testicular structures pass. The superficial opening of the…

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Embryo Transfer

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Chapter 167 Embryo Transfer Luis Losinno Embryo transfer (ET) involves scheduled artificial insemination (AI) of a donor mare, recovery of embryos by transvaginal uterine lavage 7 to 9 days after…

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Canker

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Chapter 198 Canker Maarten Oosterlinck Equine proliferative pododermatitis, or canker, is a debilitating disease of the hoof characterized by chronic proliferation of horn-producing tissues, mainly in the frog region but…

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Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Chapter 149 Ocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma Elizabeth A. Giuliano Tumors affecting the orbit, eyelid, or globe often manifest initially as signs of ocular discomfort or mucopurulent discharge, but they can…

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Sesamoid Fracture

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Chapter 195 Sesamoid Fracture J. Lacy Kamm The proximal sesamoid bones (PSBs) are paired small pyramid-shaped bones on the palmar and plantar surface of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints, respectively….

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