A variety of equine conditions can present with clinical signs that include colic pain, fever, decreased appetite, and weight loss. Similar signs occur with abdominal abscesses, making them challenging to diagnose. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., Carolyn Arnold, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, clinical assistant professor of veterinary

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