WATER DEPRIVATION, SALT, SODIUM ION, TOXICITY IN PIGS
 
Description    Neurologic signs in pigs can follow excessive feeding of salt or water deprivation.
 
Species   Porcine
 
Signs   Abnormal pupillary response to light, Agalactia, Alopecia, Anorexia, Ataxia, Blindness, Circling, Coma, Deafness, Decreased amount of stools, absent feces, constipation, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Disoriented, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Enophthalmos, Excessive salivation, Excitement, Fever, Generalized weakness, Grinding teeth, Head pressing, Hyperesthesia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Oliguria or anuria, Opisthotonus, Polydipsia, Polyuria, Propulsion, Pruritus, Seizures or syncope, Skin erythema, Stiffness or extended neck, Sudden death, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Nietfeld JC. Neuropathology and Diagnostics in Food Animals. Vet Clin N A Food Anim Pract 2012;28:515534 [Web Reference]
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