Acute arsenic toxicosis in five horses.

  title={Acute arsenic toxicosis in five horses.},
  author={Lanny Wade Pace and Susan E. Turnquist and Stan W. Casteel and Philippa J Johnson and Rebecca L Frankeny},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={34 2},
Five adult horses presented with acute clinical signs of watery diarrhea, excessive salivation, muscle tremors, ataxia, and depression. Four died within 24 hours and the fifth was euthanatized approximately 48 hours after onset of clinical signs. Necropsy finds in two of the horses included hyperemia of gastric mucosa, intestines filled with green to black watery fluid, and multifocal to coalescing, hemorrhagic 1.0-2.0-cm-diameter ulcers of the mucosa of the cecum and large colon… CONTINUE READING

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