Equine Hives: Easy Diagnosis, Often an Elusive Cause

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Hunting down the cause of hives is often a challenge. Domenico Santoro, DVM, is a dermatology resident at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. He explained that urticaria, the medical term for hives, "are flat 'bumps' that can arise very quickly on the body of a horse." They are sometimes itchy, and other times not. In some cases the lumps, whi

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