FERULA COMMUNIS POISONING, FERULOSIS
 
Description    FERULA COMMUNIS is a robust, tall, perennial umbelliferous plant that grows in the Mediterranean region. The plant contains several coumarinic compounds, and livestock that graze it can develop ferulosis, a disease usually associated with hemorrhages or bleeding.
 
Species   Bovine, Equine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Anorexia, Ataxia, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Epistaxis, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb swelling, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Generalized weakness, Hemorrhage of any body part or clotting failure, Hindlimb lameness, Hindlimb swelling, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Melena or occult blood in feces, stools, Mucous, mucoid stools, feces, Pale, Sudden death, Swelling skin or subcutaneous, Tachycardia
 
References   Gil MC. Testicular and epididymal changes in rams following intoxication by FERULA COMMUNIS. Vet Rec 2002;150:24
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