Disseminated intravascular coagulation in the horse a Report on six cases

Amstel, S. R. Van and Olivier, G. C. and Reyers, Fred (1987) Disseminated intravascular coagulation in the horse a Report on six cases. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 58 (3). pp. 109-112. ISSN 1019-9128, 0038-2809

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Abstract

Six cases of disseminated intravascular coagulation in the horse are reported. They were characterized clinically by severe subcutaneous edema of the head and neck, and clinicopathologically by abnormal partial tromboplastin and prothrombin times, a thrombocytopenia and an increase in fibrin degradation product concentrations. Various etiologies played a role in the pathogenesis of the condition including African horsesickness, babesiosis, lymphosarcoma and verminosis.

Keywords:Horses
Divisions:College of Science > School of Life Sciences
ID Code:8801
Deposited On:13 May 2013 13:49

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