Small Colon Impactions

Disorders of the small colon make up a small percentage of the etiologies in acute abdominal crises in horses. Obstruction by fecal material, enteroliths, and meconium are the most commonly reported pathogenic conditions of the small colon in the horse. Treatment for small colon impactions consists of aggressive fluid therapy, gastrointestinal lubricants, laxatives, cathartics, standing

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