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Electromyography under caudal epidural anaesthesia as an aid to the diagnosis of equine motor neuron disease
  1. K. W. J. Kyles1,
  2. B. C. McGorum1,
  3. C. Fintl1,
  4. C. N. Hann1,
  5. I. G. Mayhew1 and
  6. S. Mauchline2
  1. 1 Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Midlothian FH25 9RG
  2. 2 Department of Veterinary Pathology, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Midlothian FH25 9RG

Abstract

Electromyography was used as an aid to the diagnosis of equine motor neuron disease in a conscious horse while it was under caudal epidural anaesthesia. A muscle biopsy was taken to confirm the diagnosis which was then supported by a postmortem examination.

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