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Equine Clinical Case Challenge: Intermittent Hematuria

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

History A 16-year-old pony gelding presented for evaluation of intermittent hematuria.  The pony was reported to be previously healthy and exhibited a normal appetite and water consumption at home.  The hematuria was first noted several… Read More

Cystoscopy with a large urolith partially immersed in a pool of urine

Clinical Case Challenge: More than Blepharospasm OS

Monday, February 4th, 2019

HISTORY: A 21-year-old Standardbred mare presented for a three- week history of discharge and blepharospasm OS. Previous treatment included topical triple antibiotic ointment and systemic minocycline with no improvement. The mare was previously healthy with… Read More

Equine Clinical Case Challenge: Arrhythmia in a Show Jumper

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A 17 year- old warmblood show jumper was evaluated on the farm for mild exercise intolerance and prolonged recovery after exercise, which was present despite a decrease in active competition level from upper level to lower level jumper. An irregular rhythm was detected, and the warmblood was referred to Tufts Equine Center at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for cardiac evaluation.

Kate Chope performing an ultrasound on a horse in Large Animal Hospital

Equine Clinical Case challenge: Acute Neck Stiffness

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

A 13-year-old Thoroughbred gelding used for eventing presented with acute neck stiffness after a fall. He was reluctant to actively bend the cranial aspect of his neck to either direction.