MELIA AZEDARACH POISONING IN DOGS
 
Description    MELIA AZEDARACH is an ornamental shade tree with a worldwide distribution. Clinical signs can be caused by ingestion of any part of the tree, and primarily involve the GI and central nervous systems.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Anorexia, Ataxia, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Bradycardia, Colic, Coma, Cyanosis, Decreased amount of stools, absent feces, constipation, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Dysuria, Excessive salivation, Excitement, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Generalized weakness, Hindlimb lameness, Hyperesthesia, Increased borborygmi, Increased respiratory rate, Melena or occult blood in feces, stools, Oliguria or anuria, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Seizures or syncope, Sudden death, Tachycardia, Trembling, Tremor, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Cortinovis C. Epidemiology of intoxication of domestic animals by plants in Europe. Vet J 2013;197:163 [Web Reference]
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