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  • Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Right Hind Lameness with Swelling
    An 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare presented to the Hospital for Large Animals for a lameness evaluation. The lameness exam revealed a grade 3/5 right hind lameness with firm swelling around the right tarsus. ... read more
  • Clinical Case Challenge: Acute Weakness in an Adult Alpaca
    A two-year-old male alpaca was presented to the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for acute weakness and inability to rise. ... read more
  • Clinical Case Challenge: Equine Ultrasound
    History: A 14-year-old Thoroughbred event horse presented with a history of coughing during low-level exercise. Initial work-up revealed signs consistent with Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) and he was treated with an inhaled bronchodilator and oral Prednisolone.   Case Details: He presented again four weeks later with worsening cough, fever (102.2), ... read more
  • May 2016 Equine Case Challenge
      CASE HISTORY: A 12-year-old Quarter Horse mare was on a trail ride when the owner notice a peculiar twisting movement with the left front (LF) limb, but the mare appeared to walk out of it.  Later in the ride when the mare began to canter, the owner noticed a ... read more
  • Equine Case Challenge – March 2016
    Case Details: A 13-year-old Warmblood gelding, used for three day eventing, was presented to Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of poor performance. Upon physical examination no abnormalities of heart rate, respiratory rate or body temperature were found. Palpation of his limbs was within normal ... read more