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Haemangioma of the guttural pouch of a 16-year-old thoroughbred mare: clinical and pathological findings
  1. HJ Greene and
  2. JP O'Connor


A 16-year old thoroughbred mare was presented with dysphagia and food being ejected from the mouth and nostrils. Clinical signs were exhibited for three weeks before it was euthanased on humanitarian grounds. Post mortem examination revealed a soft haemangioma measuring 7 cm X 5 cm suspended from the roof of the medial compartment of the left guttural pouch.

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