Articles by Laurie Beard, DVM, MS, DACVIM - dvm360
Articles by Laurie Beard, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Laurie Beard, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Spinal ataxia in horses (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Differential diagnoses for spinal ataxia in horses includes: cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy (CVSM), equine protozoal myelitis (EPM), trauma, congenital abnormalities, equine degenerative myelopathy (EDM), and equine herpes virus-1.

The fat middle-aged horse with laminitis (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Other names for this syndrome include Insulin resistance, Obesity-Associated Laminitis, Peripheral Cushing's Disease; Omental Cushing's Disease

Common geriatric equine diseases (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

This lecture will focus on common diseases of older horses including dental disease/weight loss (and other complications of poor dentition), recurrent airway obstruction, lameness and common neoplasms of older horses.

Immune-mediated myopathies in horses (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Purpura hemorrhagica is an immune mediated vasculitis associated with sensitization and cross-reactivity to proteins in the cell wall of Strep equi.

Vestibular disease in horses (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Vestibular disease may result from a number of infectious, traumatic and non-infectious conditions.

Respiratory disease in weanlings (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Lower respiratory disease is a common problem in foals under 8 months of age.

Miscellaneous neurologic diseases in horses (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Overview of equine rabies, equine herpes virus-1, and parasitic infection of the CNS

Pars pituitary intermedia dysfunction (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

This disease probably better described as PPID, as Cushing's disease in humans and dogs are not identical to the disease in horses.

Infectious colitis in foals and weanlings (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Diarrhea in young foals (< 1 month): 1) rotavirus; 2) Clostridial (difficile and perfringens); 3) Salmonella; 4) parasites (Strongyloides westeri); 5) cornavirus and 5) Cryptosporidium. Of these rotavirus, Clostridial spp. and Salmonella are the most common.

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