Equine pastern vasculitis: A clinical and histopathological study
作者: Dimitra PsallaSilvia RüfenachtMichael H. StoffelKoen ChiersVéronique GaschenMarcus G. DoherrVincent GerberMonika M. Welle
作者单位: 1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
2DermaVet, 5036 Oberentfelden, Switzerland
3Division of Veterinary Anatomy, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
4Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
5Veterinary Public Health Institute, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
6Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Agroscope ALP-Haras, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
7Institute of Animal Pathology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
刊名: The Veterinary Journal, 2013, Vol.198 (2), pp.524-530
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.09.001
关键词: VasculitisHorsePastern dermatitisHistopathologyTreatment
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Equine pastern vasculitis is clinically challenging and the underlying aetiopathogenesis is unclear. The aims of this retrospective study were to establish histopathological criteria for pastern vasculitis, to look for an underlying cause, to investigate whether the histopathological lesions are associated with a distinct clinical picture, to assess if and how the clinical picture varies, and to determine the treatment response. Skin biopsies and clinical data from 20 horses with a diagnosis of vasculitis of the distal extremities were investigated and histology was compared to biopsies from healthy horses. It was concluded that intramural inflammatory cells, leukocytoclasia with nuclear dust, thickening and oedema of the vessel walls, and microhaemorrhages are highly...
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