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Differential Diagnoses for Clinical Signs Associated with Uroperitoneum in Foals

Differential Diagnoses for Clinical Signs Associated with Uroperitoneum in Foals

Clinical Signs

Potential Diagnoses

Progressive depression

Uroperitoneum, meconium impaction

Progressive stranguria

Uroperitoneum, meconium impaction, detrusor sphincter dyssynergia

Lethargy, tachycardia, tachypnea

Hyponatremia, hypochloremia, azotemia

Uroperitoneum, acute renal failure, ureteral defects causing urine leakage, ureteral dilation caused by ureterovesical dysfunction