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Color Atlas of Equine Pathology
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Color Atlas of Equine Pathology offers a practical guide to identifying equine diseases, presenting a single resource with more than 1000 images showing predominantly gross pathology. Organized by body systems, the book allows for picture matching during or after an equine necropsy. In this user-friendly atlas, each chapter takes a common format, presenting the disease process as well as congenital, degenerative, inflammatory, and neoplastic sequences, with text boxes offering quick reference to key information. The book begins with an introductory chapter summarizing the principles of the equine field necropsy, and subsequent organ-based chapters depict gross features of disease, focusing on macroscopic digital images supplemented by histology and immunohistochemistry when necessary. Some clinical information for correlation with pathology is included. Color Atlas of Equine Pathology is an essential resource for diagnostic veterinary pathologists and pathology residents, as well as for equine practitioners performing necropsies in the field.


Contributors vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xi Chapter 1 The Equine Necropsy 1 Chapter 2 Diseases of Foals and Juveniles 11 Chapter 3 Diseases of the Nervous System and Peripheral Nerves 63 Chapter 4 Diseases of the Respiratory System 101 Chapter 5 Diseases of the Cardiovascular System 141 Chapter 6 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System 165 Chapter 7 Diseases of the Liver and Pancreas 251 Chapter 8 Diseases of the Urinary System 273 Chapter 9 Diseases of the Muscular System 287 Chapter 10 Disease of the Skeletal System 301 Chapter 11 Diseases of the Endocrine System 345 Chapter 12 Disease of the Reproductive System 353 Chapter 13 Diseases of the Skin (Integument) 391 Chapter 14 Diseases of the Eye and Ear 451 Chapter 15 Diseases of the Hemolymphatic System 471 Appendix A Equine Diseases without Pathology 511 Appendix B List of Equine Neoplasms 513 Appendix C List of Equine Infectious Diseases Foreign to North America 515 Index 517


ISBN-13: 9781118520987
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley-Blackwell)
Publication date: December, 2013
Pages: 592
Dimensions: 219.00 x 287.00 x 29.00

Subcategories: Veterinary Medicine