Cutaneous asthenia in a Warmblood foal.

  title={Cutaneous asthenia in a Warmblood foal.},
  author={V L Marshall and C J Secombe and Philip Keith Nicholls},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={89 3},
A 6-week-old Warmblood colt foal was presented for investigation of multiple haematoma formation in various locations, poor wound healing and abnormal scar formation. Based on the history and clinical presentation of hyperextensible skin with prolonged skin tenting, the foal was diagnosed with cutaneous asthenia and euthanased because of the poor prognosis. Histopathological and electron microscopic findings were inconclusive. This is the first case report of cutaneous asthenia in a Warmblood… CONTINUE READING