Acute myopathy in horses at grass in east and south east Scotland.

@article{Hosie1986AcuteMI,
  title={Acute myopathy in horses at grass in east and south east Scotland.},
  author={Brian D Hosie and Perry Gould and Arielle Ruth Hunter and J. Christopher Low and Ranald Munro and H C Wilson},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1986},
  volume={119 18},
  pages={444-9}
}
A myopathy of horses at grass in east and south east Scotland was recognised in the autumn and winter of 1984 and the spring of 1985. The clinical signs resembled those of paralytic myoglobinuria. Grossly increased creatine kinase activities and the passage of dark brown urine were consistent features. However, the horses were not in training, most of them died and the muscles affected were those of posture and respiration rather than movement. The condition may be unrelated to nutritional… CONTINUE READING

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