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Authors: Pothiappan, P
Thangapandiyan, M
Parthiban, S
Title: Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage and Its Management in a Thoroughbred Horse: Case Report
Other Titles: Shanlax International Journal of Veterinary Science
Language: en
Type: Article
Pages: 24-27
Volume: 5
Series/Report no.: ;2
Agrotags: Veterinary Science
Keywords: Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH) Thoroughbred, Endoscopic diagnosis, Management.
Abstract: An eight year old Thoroughbred mare was brought to the Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with a history of Poor performance and epistaxis occur on more than one occasion, especially when horses after riding. Coughing also reported from strenuous exercise and after recovery from exercise. Clinical examination revealed rectal temperature; heart rate and breathing rates were elevated. On auscultation increased intensity of normal breath sounds was noticed. Upper respiratory tract endoscopy was performed at rest which revealed that few small specks of blood on the airway walls occupying the nasopharynx, larynx and ventral one-third of the trachea. Based on clinical examination and endoscopy the case was diagnosed as Exercise Induced Pulmonary haemorrhage. The animal was administered with Inj. Prednisolone @ 1 mg/kg b.wt, bid and Inj. Furosemide @ 1mg/ kg b.wt, bid were given intramuscularly for three days uneventful recovery was noticed after 7 days.
Description: TNV_SIJVS_2017_5(2)24-27
Issue Date: 2017-10
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