LA2: Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 2)

  1. What are some causes of laminitis?SCCG
    • septicemia
    • cushings
    • colic
    • grain overload
  2. What is laminitis called once the coffin bone rotates?
  3. Is laminitis an emergency?
    yes could lead to euthanasia!
  4. Symptoms of laminitis:ROBPL
    • rock back on heels
    • off feed
    • bounding digital pulse
    • positive hoof test
    • lying down
  5. Where is laminitis most common?
    front feet
  6. What does EPM stand for?
    equine protozoal myeloencephalitis
  7. What is the agent in EPM?SN
    Sarcocystitis neuroma
  8. How is EPM usually transmitted?
    oppossum feces
  9. What are the symptoms of EPM?NACB
    • neurological
    • ataxia of the hind end
    • circling
    • blindness
  10. What is the best test for EPM?
    CSF sample
  11. What does HYPP stand for?
    hyperkalemic periodic paralysis
  12. Where did HYPP come from?
    a defective gene from the famous quarter horse-Impressive
  13. Symptoms of HYPP:MSWC
    • muscle tremors'sweating
    • weakness
    • colic
  14. In HYPP the muscle becomes overly excited and can contract involuntary what does this mean?
    the horses with this are dangerous to ride
  15. What causes the muscle in HYPP to become over stimulated?
    leaky sodium and potassium channels
  16. What does ROA stand for?
    recurrent airway obstruction
  17. RAO was formally called...
  18. RAO AKA
  19. What causes RAO?
    inflammation due to allergies
  20. Who gets RAO?
    geriatrics and ponies
  21. Symptoms of RAO:LHCWCC
    • labored expiration
    • heave line
    • c+
    • wheezes
    • crackles
    • clicking
  22. What causes proud flesh?
  23. Proud flesh happens when _ forms after a injury
    granulation tissue
  24. Proud flesh usually forms where?
    distal limbs due to little tissue and constant motion
  25. What is important not to use with proud flesh?
    pressure bandages
  26. What is the proper name for Wobbler's Syndrome?CVM
    cervical vertibral myelopathy
  27. Causes of wobbler's syndrome
    • genetic
    • diet
  28. Symptoms of wobbler's syndrome?NAWS
    • neurologic
    • ataxia
    • stumbling of hind quarters
  29. Who commonly gets wobbler's syndrome?
    fast frowing/large breeds esp. males
  30. What are the two forms of wobbler's syndrome?
    • dynamic
    • static
  31. Name the form of wobbler's syndrome:
    when neck is bent or extended
  32. Name the type of wobbler's syndrome:
    regardless of head position
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LA2: Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 2)