Muscle Disease: Immune-Mediated Myopathies

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Valberg discussed muscle disease created by immune-mediated situations, describing three possible different manifestations. One type of muscle damage develops subsequent to an outbreak of Streptococcus equi (strangles).

If a horse has strangles, then about three to four weeks later the horse might experience a severe immune-mediated case of muscle damage, also known as S.

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