Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Trachea: foreign body

Contributor(s): Timothy Mair

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Commonest foreign bodies are twigs/brambles.
  • Probably inhaled during deglutition.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Collins N M, Barakzai S Z & Dixon P M (2005) Tracheal obstruction by an eosinophilic polyp in a horse. Equine Vet Educ 17 (3), 128-131 VetMedResource.
  • Gehlen H, Stadler P & Ohnesorge B (2005) Tracheal obstruction in a horse with oesophageal stenosis and diverticulum. Equine Vet Educ 17 (3), 132-134 VetMedResource.
  • Brown C M et al (1983) Tracheobronchial foreign body in a horseJAVMA 182 (3), 280-281 PubMed.
  • Urquhart K A et al (1981) Tracheobronchial foreign body in a ponyEquine Vet J 13 (4), 262-264 PubMed.


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