Pathological aspects of Australian Stringhalt.

  title={Pathological aspects of Australian Stringhalt.},
  author={Ron F. Slocombe and Paul Huntington and S C Friend and Leo B. Jeffcott and Anthony R. Luff and Daniel Finkelstein},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  volume={24 3},
Nine horses with clinical signs of Australian Stringhalt were killed and tissues collected for a detailed pathological study. Lesions were limited to peripheral nerves and muscles. The most severely affected nerves were the superficial and deep peroneal, distal tibial, plantar digital, volar and recurrent laryngeal nerve with changes characterised by a selective loss of large diameter myelinated fibres with various degrees of demyelination, fibrosis, Schwann cell proliferation and onion-bulb… CONTINUE READING