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Suspected hepatotoxicity in neonatal foals: preliminary report of an emerging syndrome
  1. TP Mullaney,
  2. CM Brown,
  3. GL Watson and
  4. LA Brandt


An apparently new and emerging fatal hepatic disease affecting foals is described. Characteristics included evidence of hepatic failure, marked biliary hyperplasia, hepatocellular necrosis and occasionally fibrosis. Generally, the features of the disease appear to differ markedly from other hepatic diseases of neonatal foals.

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