CYNANCHUM POISONING IN HORSES
 
Description    Horses in Africa developed nervous signs (rocking back and forth) and appeared to suffer from laminitis following ingestion of CYNANCHUM ELLIPTICUM (monkey rope).
 
Species   Equine
 
Signs   Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Forefoot pain, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb pain, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Heat, nail, claw, hoof, Hindfoot pain, Hindlimb lameness, Hindlimb pain, Inability to stand
 
References   Botha CJ, Naude TW. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of importance in horses in southern Africa. J S Afr Vet Assn 2002;73:91-97
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