DATURA SPP. POISONING
 
Description    Horses became ill when they consumed DATURA (Thorn Apple, Devilís Trumpet, Angelís Trumpet, Desert Trumpet, Jimson weed).
 
Species   Equine
 
Signs   Abdominal distention, Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Anorexia, Ataxia, Colic, Coma, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Decreased amount of stools, absent feces, constipation, Decreased borborygmi, Decreased, absent thirst, hypodipsia, adipsia, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dryness oral mucosa, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Fever, Hyperesthesia, Increased frequency of urination, Increased respiratory rate, Mydriasis, Oliguria or anuria, Palpable dilated bowel, Polydipsia, Polyuria, Seizures or syncope, Tachycardia, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Unusual or foul odor, stools, feces, Weak pulse, Weight loss
 
References   Stegelmeier BL. Toxic Causes of Intestinal Disease in Horses. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 2018;Feb [Web Reference]
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