Prevalence of polysaccharide storage myopathy in horses with neuromuscular disorders.

@article{McCue2006PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of polysaccharide storage myopathy in horses with neuromuscular disorders.},
  author={Molly E. McCue and Welington Ribeiro and Stephanie J Valberg},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={340-4}
}
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Controversy exists as to the prevalence of polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM) in breeds of horses and its impact on performance. OBJECTIVES To determine 1) the prevalence of PSSM in horses that presented with a neuromuscular disorder, as well as breed, sex and age distributions and clinical signs 2) effect of diagnostic criteria on prevalence, breed distribution and age of horses diagnosed with PSSM. METHODS Fresh frozen biopsies (n = 1426) submitted to the… CONTINUE READING
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