Vasculitis

Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.

Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation of the blood vessels. The condition occurs if the horse's immune system attacks it's blood vessels by mistake. Vasculitis can occur as a primary disorder although it is found more commonly as a secondary condition caused by immune-mediated, infectious, toxic or tumor-associated disorders.

Symptoms

Swollen legs, body and/or head
95%
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Diagnosis

  • History
  • Clinical signs
  • Physical exam
  • Laboratory testing

Treatment


TreatmentDetails
Supportive therapy
Remove the antigenic stimulant

Scientific Research References

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