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Kenneth L. MarcellaDVM NEWSMAGAZINE
 Introduction Signs of food allergies Occurrence Treatment References
   Horses’ food allergies are a confusing and    poor understood topic   It’s difficult to make a difference between an ...
   Itchy skin   Papules   Redness of the skin with crusts   Hair loss   Vascular inflammation   Angioedema   Stomac...
   Young foals; their barriers are not yet fully    developed   Old horses whose defences have started to    deteriorate...
   Elimination diet – can cause some problems    with low nutrients   High-fiber diet   High-fat diet
   Article:    ◦ http://veterinarynews.dvm360.com/dvm/Veterinary+Equine/Food      -allergies-in-horses-From-hypersensitiv...
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  1. 1. Kenneth L. MarcellaDVM NEWSMAGAZINE
  2. 2.  Introduction Signs of food allergies Occurrence Treatment References
  3. 3.  Horses’ food allergies are a confusing and poor understood topic It’s difficult to make a difference between an adverse reaction and a rel food allergy Diagnosing allergy is very hard and tests are unreliable Many different kind of symptoms
  4. 4.  Itchy skin Papules Redness of the skin with crusts Hair loss Vascular inflammation Angioedema Stomach discomfort Weight loss
  5. 5.  Young foals; their barriers are not yet fully developed Old horses whose defences have started to deteriorate because of age Horses whose defences have started to deteriorate because of other disease
  6. 6.  Elimination diet – can cause some problems with low nutrients High-fiber diet High-fat diet
  7. 7.  Article: ◦ http://veterinarynews.dvm360.com/dvm/Veterinary+Equine/Food -allergies-in-horses-From-hypersensitivity-to- /ArticleStandard/Article/detail/718119 Pictures: ◦ http://www.advancedequinedentistry.com.au/images/art_05_01.j pg ◦ http://www.horseadvice.com/horse/messages/5/42172.jpg ◦ http://vetmed.tamu.edu/images/site/services/dermatology/horse -hives.jpg ◦ http://www.animaldermatologycenter.com/images/Urticaria_Equi ne.gif
  8. 8. By Roosa Tervonen
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