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Diseases of Horses - The Respiratory Organs and the Alimentary Canal - With Information on Diagnosis and Treatment

Diseases of Horses - The Respiratory Organs and the Alimentary Canal - With Information on Diagnosis and Treatment

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Diseases of Horses - The Respiratory Organs and the Alimentary Canal - With Information on Diagnosis and Treatment

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80 pages
49 minutes
Sortie:
Aug 26, 2016
ISBN:
9781473354593
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "Diseases of Horses - The Respiratory Organs and the Alimentary Canal" contains information on their prevention, diagnosis and treatment. It is intended to illustrate aspects of equine health and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Sortie:
Aug 26, 2016
ISBN:
9781473354593
Format:
Livre

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Diseases of Horses - The Respiratory Organs and the Alimentary Canal - With Information on Diagnosis and Treatment - A. H. Baker

themselves.

DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS.

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I.    TUMOR IN THE FALSE NOSTRIL.——II. POLYPUS.——III. CATARRH.——IV. NASAL GLEET.——V. LARYNGITIS, ROARING AND WHISTLING.——VI. QUINSY.——VII. BRONCHITIS.——VIII. PNEUMONIA.——IX. HEAVES.——X. CONGESTION OF THE LUNGS.——XI. PLEURISY.——XII. HYDROTHORAX.——XIII. CHRONIC COUGH.

DIAGRAM SHOWING RESPIRATORY ORGANS IN THE HEAD OF A HORSE.

1.—The nostril leading direct to 2.—The larynx, situated at the commencement of the windpipe. 3.—The tongue. 4.—The œsophagus or gullet. 5.—The soft palate, which lies upon the tongue and affords a resting place whereon reposes the epiglottis, or the guardian cartilage to the entrance of the larynx (a). 6.—The guttural pouches, or large membranous and open sacs, containing nothing but atmospheric air. 7.—Nasal or frontal sinuses. 8.—The false nostril.

I. Tumor in the False Nostril.

The false nostril is the small pouch or cul de sac on the outer side of the lower edge of each nostril. Tumors are liable to form in these, and partake more of the nature of abscesses, in that they are filled with pus of a cheesy consistency, but are tumors in that they form slowly and do not point and break like an abscess. They are usually about the size of a hen’s egg; they are not sore, but cause more or less wheezing in the breathing on account of the diminished capacity of the air passage.

FACE OF HORSE.

Showing appearance of muzzle when there is a tumor in the false nostril.

How to know it.—A small swelling will be apparent on the outside, but the main dependence is to be placed upon the examination of the nostril, when it will be found to be nearly closed by the tumor in the false nostril.

What to do.—It can be opened without the slightest danger. Insert the knife inside the nostril and make a free opening and evacuate the pus. Inject lotion No. 6, twice a day. It is not likely to

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