Upper Respiratory Tract Case 2



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*5 year old Thoroughbred (TB) male

*Is a graded stakes winner of more than $300,000
*Has won $500,000
normally races a distance of 1-1 1/4 miles
This year, she has made a low frequency noise when she nears the quarter
  pole and fades badly

No other abnormalities have been noted

URT noise
*Low frequency, inspiratory noise after 1/2-3/4 miles of racing

Referring Veterinarian's Resting URT Exam
*Small amount of mucous and blood in trachea 30 minutes after last race.



Horse presents to your clinic for a complete poor performance examination.  Use the menu to the left for exam results.  Use the menu above for reference material that may help you with your diagnosis of the case.