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Evisceration in a thoroughbred gelding following application of a topical chemotherapy agent for the treatment of sarcoids.
  • Alexandra Baldwin,
  • Tim Mair,
  • Evita Busschers
Alexandra Baldwin
Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic

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Tim Mair
Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic
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Evita Busschers
University of Bristol
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This report describes the evisceration of the jejunum following acute dehiscence of the abdominal wall in an 18 year old gelding which had undergone treatment for suspected sarcoids on the ventral abdomen with a topical caustic/chemotherapy agent 6 weeks previously. The sarcoid lesions appeared to be responding appropriately to the topical therapy until the day of presentation. The jejunum was safely contained in an abdominal bandage and the horse underwent emergency referral before immediate anaesthesia and further assessment. The horse was euthanased at the owners’ request following a guarded prognosis.
15 Oct 2022Submitted to Equine Veterinary Education
17 Oct 2022Submission Checks Completed
17 Oct 2022Assigned to Editor
17 Oct 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
12 Nov 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
15 Nov 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
16 Nov 20221st Revision Received
16 Nov 2022Submission Checks Completed
16 Nov 2022Assigned to Editor
17 Nov 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Nov 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
04 Dec 20222nd Revision Received
12 Dec 2022Submission Checks Completed
12 Dec 2022Assigned to Editor
12 Dec 2022Editorial Decision: Accept