Generalised granulomatous disease in a horse.

  title={Generalised granulomatous disease in a horse.},
  author={Jane E. Axon and Peter Robinson and Joel P. Lucas},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={82 1-2},
A 6-year-old gelding was referred with a 3-month history of recurrent fever, inappetance, lethargy and weight loss. On clinical examination major findings were depression, thin condition, thrombophlebitis, nodules on the scrotal skin, leukocytosis, hyperfibrinogenaemia and hyperglobulinaemia. Pleural fluid and areas of lung consolidation were seen on ultrasonographic examination of the thorax. A diagnosis of chronic respiratory disease was made. Initially there was a response to antibiotic… CONTINUE READING