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LAM-Horse

respiratory tract

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chronic pulmonary obstructive disease caused by allergy to dust/mold spores in hay asthma-lik syndrome "heave line"=ridge of muscle along chest wall indicating increased intercostal muscle work manage by feeding outdoors/wet down hay treat w/ bronchodilators & steroids w/ nebulizer
Exercise induced pulmonary hemorrhage common in racing horse hemorrhage into lungs bloody discharge from nose after exercis/increased swallowing after exercise Lasiz given before race to reduce blood pressure
Epiglottal Entrapment spiglottis becomes trapped by cartilage folds of larynx resulting in airflow obstruction coughing , increased respiratory noise diagnose with endoscope surgical correction
Left Laryngeal Hemiplegia vocal folds on left side of larynx are paralyzed due to damage to left laryngeal nerve increased respiratory noise on inspiration during exercise surgical "tie-back" or cut out vocal fold
Guttural Pouch Infections guttural pouch is connected to pharynx by a slit function is unclear
Guttural Pouch Empyema pus in the guttural pouch usually sencondary to resp. infection purulent nasal discharge
Guttural Pouch Mycosis fungal infection in guttural pouch invasion of carotid artery difficulty swallowing
Created by: emily_kundert