Malignant edema in horses.


Malignant edema (clostridial myositis) was diagnosed in 9 horses with signs of illness that included fever, depression, painful muscular swellings, and toxemia. The infection followed intramuscular injections in 8 horses and developed in a puncture wound in 1 horse. Treatment consisted of surgical fenestration of the involved muscle, high doses of… (More)


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@article{Rebhun1985MalignantEI, title={Malignant edema in horses.}, author={William C. Rebhun and S. J. Shin and J. M. King and Kirstin Baum and Valeri H Patten}, journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association}, year={1985}, volume={187 7}, pages={732-6} }