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.
Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login
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!
Want more related items, why not contact us
Shock - how to recognise the signs
Reproduction: breeding assessment examination - stallion
Local anesthesia: intratesticular
Stress in Guinea Pigs
We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!
To show you are not a Bot please can you enter the number showing adjacent to this field
Keep up-to-date with Vetstream services including the latest from Vetlexicon and VetAcademy.
We're giving you access to the world's largest online veterinary resources, written by leading experts.
To view Vetlexicon content, sign up to a free trial and receive TEN FREE TOKENS which automatically give you instant access to content of your choice.
With these tokens you can:
With over 25,000 resources at your fingertips, the only problem you'll have is which ten to choose!
If you would like to receive a complimentary trial across your entire clinic/practice/team, please complete the practice form and submit then a member of our team will be in touch to arrange this for you.
If you would like to receive a complimentary trial across your entire clinic/practice/team, please complete the practice form opposite and submit then a member of our team will be in touch to arrange this for you.