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Caecocaecal and caecocolic intussusceptions associated with larval cyathostomosis in four young horses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11202389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes the clinical and pathological features of 4 horses affected by caecocaecal or caecocolic intussusceptions associated with larval cyathostomiasis. In each case, there was clinical and/or pathological evidence of concurrent larval cyathostomosis. They all demonstrated variable signs including diarrhoea, pyrexia, weight loss and subcutaneous oedema and cyathostome larvae were identified in the faeces of 3 of the horses. These cases highlight the need to consider caecal intussusceptions as a possible complication in horses affected by larval cyathostomosis, especially where signs of abdominal pain are severe or persistent.
Authors:
T S Mair; D G Sutton; S Love
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Equine veterinary journal. Supplement     Volume:  -     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Equine Vet J Suppl     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-31     Completed Date:  2001-06-14     Revised Date:  2007-05-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9614088     Medline TA:  Equine Vet J Suppl     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic, Mereworth, Maidstone, Kent ME18 5GS, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Cecal Diseases / diagnosis,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Colic / diagnosis,  veterinary*
Diagnosis, Differential
Feces / parasitology
Female
Horse Diseases / diagnosis*,  parasitology
Horses
Intussusception / diagnosis,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Larva
Male
Strongyle Infections, Equine / diagnosis

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