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Head trauma in two horses
  1. AK Sinha,
  2. DA Hendrickson and
  3. NJ Kannegieter
  1. Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


The initial clinical signs displayed by two horses with head trauma are described and related to the pathology and management of the condition, to illustrate the diversity of signs that may result from similar events. It is suggested that careful repeated neurological investigations are more reliable prognostic indicators in cases of equine head trauma than a reliance on the initial assessment.

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