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Grass sickness, equine motor neuron disease and related disorders

Grass sickness, equine motor neuron disease and related disorders

proceedings of the first International Workshop, Bern, Switzerland, 26-27 October, 1995

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Published by Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd. in Newmarket, Suffolk, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horses -- Diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Horses -- Nervous system -- Congresses.,
  • Motor neurons -- Diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Horse Diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Motor Neuron Disease -- veterinary -- Congresses.,
  • Autonomic Nervous System Diseases -- veterinary -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of 1st International Workshop on grass sickness, EMND and related disorders (1997)
    Statementeditors, Caroline Hahn ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsHahn, Caroline.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16113555M


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Grass sickness, equine motor neuron disease and related disorders Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gastrointestinal diseases (gastric ulcers, colic, diarrhea) Allergic and inflammatory airway diseases. Renal and hepatic. Skin diseases/atopy. Central nervous system diseases (e.g. equine motor neuron disease; grass sickness) Behavioural abnormalities (stereotypies) Assisted enteral and parenteral feeding.

Feed-related toxicities. APPENDICES. Get this from a library. Grass sickness, equine motor neuron disease and related disorders: proceedings of the first International Workshop, Bern, Switzerland, 26. 38 - Nutritional considerations in grass sickness, botulism, equine motor neuron disease and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy Bruce McGorum, Robert S.

Equine grass sickness (EGS), a pasture-associated multi-system neuropathy of horses, continues to present a diagnostic, therapeutic, prognostic and prophylactic challenge to clinicians.

The associated high mortality rate, and the potentially devastating implications for both horse owners and premises managers, Author: R Scott Pirie, Bruce C McGorum. Purchase Motor Neuron Disorders and Related Diseases, Volume 82 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNSince first being described in Scotland in the early s, equine grass sickness (EGS) has been reported in the majority of northern European countries, while a clinically and pathologically identical disease (mal seco) has also been recognised in South America (Uzal and Robles, ; Pirie et al, ).

The potential significance of this report is the pathognomonic role the ocular manifestations exhibit in helping to diagnose equine motor neuron disease. In memory of John Cummings, we dedicate this by: PDF | Published: Jan 1, | First Author: R Fatzer | Abstract: An eleven-year-old warmblood mare showed the symptoms of "Equine Motor Neuron.

Equine motor neuron disease (EMND) was diagnosed in 3 horses maintained on lush, grass-based pasture. This contrasted with North American studies which identified limited or no access to green. Bruce McGorum, Robert S. Pirie and John A. Keen, Nutritional considerations in grass sickness, botulism, equine motor neuron disease and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy, Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition, /B, (), ().Cited by: Equine grass sickness (EGS), also known as equine dysautonomia, is a frequently fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting grazing horses, predominantly in northern European and South American countries.

The cause of EGS has still not been identified, however it is believed that neurotoxins produced by. Herholz C, Straub R, Gerber V, Gerber H. Grass sickness and equine motor neuron disease: selected cases.

In: Hahn C, Gerber V, Herholz C, Mayhew IG, eds. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Grass Sickness, equine motor neurone disease and related disorders. Equine Vet J. Supplement Google ScholarCited by: 3. Equine dysautonomia (grass sickness) is a disease characterized by degeneration of autonomic neurons in the brain, ganglia, and enteric nervous system.

Clinical signs include GI hypomotility, ptosis, rhinitis sicca, anorexia, and cachexia. The etiology is unclear but is associated with access to green grass. Milne, E.M. (c) Clinical aspects and treatment of grass sickness in the UK In: Grass Sickness, Equine Motor Neuron Disease and Related Disorders: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop, Eds:, z andEquine Veterinary Journal Ltd., Newmarket.

pp 1–3. Epidemiological, pathological, laboratory, and experimental studies all support the hypothesis that equine motor neuron disease is an oxidative disorder associated with prolonged vitamin E deficiency.

The role that pro-oxidants play in the disease has not been by: 7. Equine Motor Neuron Disease equine motor neuron disease (eMND) is an acquired neuromuscular disease of horses first rec-ognized in and reported in (Valentine et al., ).

eMND has been further investigated and the problem appears to be most often identified in horses with no access to grass and/or on diets with poor vitamin e. Neurodegenerative patterns in equine patients with clinical features of motor neuron disease and/or grass sickness (dysautonomia): a preliminary report.

In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Grass Sickness, equine motor neurone disease and related disorders. Equine Vet J. Supplement (pp. 32 – Developmental orthopedic disease 33 – Oral joint supplements in the management of osteoarthritis 34 – Gastric ulceration 35 – Intestinal disease 36 – Urinary tract disease 37 – Hepatic insufficiency 38 – Nutritional considerations in grass sickness, botulism, equine motor neuron disease and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy.

Equine motor neuron disease is a disease which affects the motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain stem of horses. Cases have been documented in the United States and worldwide. While the exact cause of equine motor neuron disease isn’t known, researchers have correlated a vitamin deficiency with the likelihood of horses developing the [ ]Author: Rudy Lynwood.

Gastrointestinal diseases (gastric ulcers, colic, diarrhea) Allergic and inflammatory airway diseases. Renal and hepatic. Skin diseases/atopy. Central nervous system diseases (e.g. equine motor neuron disease; grass sickness) Behavioural abnormalities (stereotypies) Assisted enteral and parenteral feeding.

Feed-related toxicities. APPENDICESPages: Equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is an acquired neurodegenerative disease of the somatic lower motor neurons of adult horses. The disease is characterized by the onset of neurologic dysfunction and muscle wasting resulting from the deterioration of motor neurons.

-- Hepatic insufficiency / Andy E. Durham -- Nutritional considerations in grass sickness, botulism, equine motor neuron disease and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy / Bruce McGorum, Robert S. Pirie and John A. Keen -- Feeding management pre- and post-surgery / Tim Mair -- Feeding orphan and sick foals / Sarah J.

Stoneham -- Assisted Cited by: 7. Equine Grass Sickness (Equine Dysautonomia) Dr. Patrick Craig D.V.M., PhD.

Equine grass sickness (EGS) is a polyneuropathy affecting the central, peripheral and enteric nervous system of horses with particularly serious consequences for the alimentary function in the acute form of the disease, which is rapidly fatal.

Equine motor neurone disease (EMND) is a condition in which the sporadic degeneration of muscle nerves in mature horses leads ultimately to excessive muscle weakness and wastage.

It is characterised as a generalised weight loss (due to muscle wastage, or atrophy) despite a normal or even increased appetite. Equine grass sickness (EGS) is an acquired disease of unknown aetiology affecting horses kept at grass.

The disease is characterised by postganglionic sympathetic and parasympathetic neuronal pathology and is categorised as a dysautonomia. This study undertook a systematic examination of brain stem cranial nerve nuclei in 59 cases of by: Equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is a neurodegenerative disorder of the somatic lower motor neurons of horses.

The disease was first described in 11 horses in [1]. Since that first report, a goal of our laboratory has been to find the cause of EMND so that it. Equine motor neuron disease is a neurodegenerative disorder of the horse characterized by progressive weakness, fasciculations, muscle wasting, and weight loss [4,5].

Postmortem studies on afflicted horses revealed that weakness and muscle wasting result from degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain stem [ 4 ].Cited by:   Gastrointestinal diseases (gastric ulcers, colic, diarrhea) Allergic and inflammatory airway diseases Renal and hepatic Skin diseases/atopy Central nervous system diseases (e.g.

equine motor neuron disease; grass sickness) Behavioural abnormalities (stereotypies) Assisted enteral and parenteral feeding Feed-related toxicities APPENDICES/5(7).

Equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is characterized by the rapid onset of trembling, constant shifting of weight in the rear legs, frequent lying down, and muscle wasting. About 40% of affected horses are so severely impaired that they are euthanized within four weeks of the time signs of disease are first noticed.

Gastrointestinal diseases (gastric ulcers, colic, diarrhea) Allergic and inflammatory airway diseases. Renal and hepatic. Skin diseases/atopy. Central nervous system diseases (e.g. equine motor neuron disease; grass sickness) Behavioural abnormalities (stereotypies) Assisted enteral and parenteral feeding.

Feed-related toxicities. APPENDICES5/5(1). Equine Motor Neuron Disease: Equine motor neuron disease is a progressive, noninflammatory degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain stem of horses.

It is most common in the northeastern USA but has been reported in several areas of North and South America, Europe, and Japan. Motor neuron diseases affect both children and adults. While each motor neuron disease affects patients differently, they all cause movement-related symptoms, mainly muscle weakness.

Most of these diseases seem to occur randomly without known causes, but some forms are inherited. Studies into these inherited forms have led to discoveries of various genes (e.g.

Specialty: Neurology. Each kind of motor neuron disease affects different types of nerve cells or has a different cause. ALS is the most common of these diseases in adults. Here's a look at some of the types of motor. Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition will be a "must have" for anyone involved in the care of horses, ponies and other equids.

The book is divided into 3 parts: Basic or core nutrition in this context refers to digestive physiology of the horse and the principles of nutrition. The clinical and pathologic features of the equine disorder closely resemble those of the motor neuron diseases of human beings, of which the most important is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS; “Lou Gehrig’s disease”).

1,23, This name is applied to a group of fatal, degenerative motor neuron disorders that are. Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition is a landmark text that provides a comprehensive source of information on the nutrition and feeding management of horses. In this authoritative and accessible account, experts from around the world provide a global perspective while the editors tackle key controversial areas.

Topics covered include the basic foundations of equine. GRASS SICKNESS, EQUINE MOTOR NEURON DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS Proceedings of the First International Workshop Bern, Switzerland, October EDITORS: CAROLINE HAHN, GERBER, V. CONNI HERHOLZ I.G.

MAYHEW AND These proceedings contain articles by an international panel of experts who compared clinical.

Start studying Equine Medicine Lectures Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Equine motor neuron disease (EMND). Electrolyte disorders. -Hyperkalaemic periodic paralysis Commonly seen in horses less than 3 years old.

"Grass warts" presents as small, white-grey papules on the muzzle. Cyathostominosis, Lawsonia intracellularis, Equine motor neuron disease, IBD, gastric ulceration, Hepatopathies (rag wort poisoning), Chronic grass sickness, Equine dysautonomia, Tumors Sarcoids - fibrloblastic, locally invasive, don't metastasize, recur if removed.

Equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is a rare neurodegenerative disease that affects adult horses causing weight loss, weakness, and muscle atrophy [].Although reports of the disease have so far been confined to the northern hemisphere, particularly the eastern United States and Canada, two cases have recently been documented in Japan [7, 11, 13].

Author: Naoki Sasaki, Yui Imamura, Akio Sekiya, Megumi Itoh, Hidefumi Furuoka. EQUINE MOTOR NEURON DISEASE (EMND) Acquired equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is a fascinating neuromuscular disorder of horses that does not appear to have existed prior to and was first described by the late John Cummings and co-workers from Cornell University in Hundreds if not thousands of horses now have been definitively.--Hepatic insufficiency / Andy E.

Durham --Nutritional considerations in grass sickness, botulism, equine motor neuron disease and equine degenerative myeloencephalopathy / Bruce McGorum, Robert S. Pirie and John A. Keen --Feeding management pre- and post-surgery / Tim Mair --Feeding orphan and sick foals / Sarah J.

Stoneham --Assisted enteral. "Acquired equine motor neuron disease (EMND) is a fascinating neuromuscular disorder of horses that does not appear to have existed prior to and was first described by the late John Cummings.