LADIS Case of the Month - November 2015

Submitted by: Meghann Lustgarten, DVM, DACVR, North Carolina State University

Signalment and History:

  • 15 yo Saddlebred gelding
  • 5 wk history of severely decreased range of motion in the caudal cervical region and swelling of the right neck
  • Unwilling to bend or flex the neck and unable to lower head to graze, eat, or drink
  • Muscle relaxants, topical anti-inflamatories over right neck and gastroprotectants administered
  • Recently, anorectic with considerable loss of weight and muscle tone

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