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Myopathy in young cattle associated with possible myoglobinuria
  1. WS Johnston


Two 10-month-old heifers from a group of 20 young stock showed symptoms closely resembling paralytic myoglobinuria. One animal died five days after the onset of the symptoms and the other recovered slowly with selenium and vitamin E therapy. Histological examination of muscle tissue from the dead animal showed a myopathy resembling that due to vitamin E deficiency.

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