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Small-Intestinal Fibrosis in Horses

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Extensive fibrosis of the submucosa of the small intestine has been associated with weight loss and recurrent colic in adult horses on pasture in northern Colorado. All affected horses died or were euthanized because of their deteriorating condition. The cause is unknown.

Last full review/revision September 2013 by Allison J. Stewart, BVSC (Hons), MS, DACVIM-LA, DACVECC

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