LA2: Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 2)
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What are some causes of laminitis?SCCG
- grain overload
What is laminitis called once the coffin bone rotates?
Is laminitis an emergency?
yes could lead to euthanasia!
Symptoms of laminitis:ROBPL
- rock back on heels
- off feed
- bounding digital pulse
- positive hoof test
- lying down
Where is laminitis most common?
What does EPM stand for?
equine protozoal myeloencephalitis
What is the agent in EPM?SN
How is EPM usually transmitted?
What are the symptoms of EPM?NACB
- ataxia of the hind end
What is the best test for EPM?
What does HYPP stand for?
hyperkalemic periodic paralysis
Where did HYPP come from?
a defective gene from the famous quarter horse-Impressive
Symptoms of HYPP:MSWC
- muscle tremors'sweating
In HYPP the muscle becomes overly excited and can contract involuntary what does this mean?
the horses with this are dangerous to ride
What causes the muscle in HYPP to become over stimulated?
leaky sodium and potassium channels
What does ROA stand for?
recurrent airway obstruction
RAO was formally called...
What causes RAO?
inflammation due to allergies
Who gets RAO?
geriatrics and ponies
Symptoms of RAO:LHCWCC
- labored expiration
- heave line
What causes proud flesh?
Proud flesh happens when _ forms after a injury
Proud flesh usually forms where?
distal limbs due to little tissue and constant motion
What is important not to use with proud flesh?
What is the proper name for Wobbler's Syndrome?CVM
cervical vertibral myelopathy
Causes of wobbler's syndrome
Symptoms of wobbler's syndrome?NAWS
- stumbling of hind quarters
Who commonly gets wobbler's syndrome?
fast frowing/large breeds esp. males
What are the two forms of wobbler's syndrome?
Name the form of wobbler's syndrome:
when neck is bent or extended
Name the type of wobbler's syndrome:
regardless of head position
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