Foreign body obstruction in the cervical esophagus of the horse: A case report

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Abstract

Two cases of wood obstruction of the cervical esophagus are presented. The literature on esophageal surgery in the horse is reviewed. The diagnostic workup, medical and surgical management of the 2 cases is presented. Surgical removal of the obstruction was successful in each case. Healing of the incisions was by first intention and both horses returned to a normal hay and pasture diet without signs of “choke.”

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-140
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Equine Veterinary Science
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine

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