CHRONIC SELENIUM TOXICITY
 
Description    Chronic Selenium Toxicity is generally limited to areas with high soil selenium, but can be caused by excessive supplementation of the diet.
 
Species   Bovine
 
Signs   Alopecia, Anorexia, Cool nail, claw, hoof, Diarrhea, Dullness, Female infertility, Forefoot pain, Forefoot swelling, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb pain, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Hindfoot pain, Hindfoot swelling, Hindlimb lameness, Hindlimb pain, Nail, claw, hoof sloughing, Reluctant to move, Rough hair coat, Skin hypopigmentation, Splitting nail, claw, hoof, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   McKenzie CM. Accidental selenium toxicosis in lambs. Can Vet J 2017;58:1110 [Web Reference]
Cowan V. Characterizing 1341 cases of veterinary toxicoses confirmed in western Canada: A 16-year retrospective study. Can Vet J 2016;57:53 [Web Reference]
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