Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2002;42(3):425-428.
A Case of Cecocolic Intussusception in a Growing Thoroughbred Filly
Jae-Hyuk Yang1, Youug-Jin Yang1, Gil-Jae Cho1, Woo-Jun Jung2, Ju-Yool Lee2, Jin-Young Kim2, Ho-Choon Woo2, Yoon-Kyu Lim2
1Jeju Stud Farm & Training Center, Korea Racing Association
2Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cheju National University
Thoroughbred 망아지의 맹결장 중첩 1예
양재혁1, 양영진1, 조길재1, 정우준2, 이주율2, 김진영2, 우호춘2, 임윤규2
1한국마사회 제주경주마육성목장
2제주대학교 수의학과
Abstract
A chronic wasting disease in a 10-month-old Thoroughbred filly is described. The filly presented with chronic colic, which was charactered by progressive loss of weight. Over a period of a couple of days the filly suffered from serious colic and subsequently. Post-mortem examination revealed the cecocolic intussusception as a total invagination of the cecum into the right ventral colon. It seems logical to assume this invagination occurred at the start of the illness. In addition, there were also Anoplocephalar perfoliata in the cecum and the right ventral colon.
Key Words: Thoroughbred, filly, cecocolic intussusception, Anoplocephala perfoliata


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