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Mycobacterium ulcerans causes chronic nectotizing ulcers of the skin and subcutaneous tissue and is a serious health problem in some tropical countries. Chemotherapy has not been effective, and the treatment of choice is extensive debridement followed by skin grafting. In spite of this, many infections are complicated by disfiguring scars, contraction(More)
BACKGROUND Caley Pea (Lathyrus hirsutus) is potentially toxic to horses, but large case series are not reported. OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical signs of horses intoxicated with Lathyrus hirsutus and speculate on the neuroanatomical lesion localization and pathogenesis based upon the observed clinical signs. ANIMALS Twenty-two of 25 horses ranging(More)
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