Equine Motor Neuron Disease

Through a series of clinical studies and observations the past 10 years, researchers at Cornell University discovered that a vitamin E deficiency is the cause of equine motor neuron disease (EMND). This is a rare neurodegenerative disorder of the somatic lower motor neurons, which are found in the spinal cord. Thomas J. Divers, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, Department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell

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