Empyema of the equine paranasal sinuses.

  title={Empyema of the equine paranasal sinuses.},
  author={B J Mason},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={167 8},
  • B J Mason
  • Published 1975 in
    Journal of the American Veterinary Medical…
A survey of 28 cases of chronic purulent infection of the sinuses in the horse showed a relationship between incidence and age, and a probable relationship with breed. Dental disease was apparently the cause of half the cases. The conventional treatment of trephination followed by irrigation with antiseptic solutions resulted in freedom from recurrence of the disease for over 1 year in 17 of the 28 horses. Antibiotic therapy appears to be useless in chronic empyema. The prognosis is adversely… CONTINUE READING

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