shaker foal syndrome

shaker foal syndrome
a type of botulism in young horses, accompanied by flaccid tetraparesis and inability to swallow, so that there is risk of aspiration pneumonia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Botulism — An uncommon but potentially very serious illness, a type of food poisoning, that produces paralysis of muscles, via a nerve toxin called botulinum toxin ( botox ) that is manufactured by bacteria named Clostridium botulinum. There are various… …   Medical dictionary


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