Tim R C Greet
Geoff J Lane
Synonym(s): Pleuropneumonia, bacterial pneumonia, infectious pleural effusion, pleuritis
The single most important predisposing factor is restraint, such that the horse is unable to lower its head as horses are commonly transported with their head tied up. Putting the head down aids the mucociliary escalator which is one of the normal defense mechanisms.
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Abdomen: pain - adult
Anesthesia: general - overview
Cardiovascular: vein - thrombosis
Cecum: intussusception - cecocecal / cecocolic
Colon: infarction - non-strangulating
Colon: small - obstruction
Female: shortened diestrus
Fluid therapy: overview
Gastrointestinal: epiploic foramen hernia
Gastrointestinal: fecalith / bezoar
Gastrointestinal: small intestine - intussusception
Gastrointestinal: small intestine - torsion
Kidney: renal failure
Lung: bronchoalveolar lavage
Lung: pneumonia - bacterial
Lung: pneumonia - interstitial (foals)
Lung: pneumonia - neonatal bacterial
Muscle: myopathy - sporadic exertional rhabdomyolysis
Mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas
Nose: nasal discharge
Nutrition: sick horse
Polydipsia / polyuria
Respiratory: meconium aspiration
Respiratory: neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
Respiratory: physical examination
Severe equine asthma
Strangles (Streptococcus equi infection)
Sulfadoxine with Trimethoprim
Therapeutics: anti-inflammatory drugs
Therapeutics: respiratory system
Trachea: foreign body
Trachea: tracheal wash
Trachea: transtracheal aspiration / washing
Umbilicus: hernia (strangulating)
Respiratory problems in your horse - not a good wheeze!
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Toxicity: blue-green algae
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