Percuss the Sinuses

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Percuss the sinuses.  Resonance will be greatly increased if the tongue is held out of the mouth while percussing.  Compare the resonance on both sides while also noting if the horse seems painful or objects to this procedure.  Also check for facial symmetry, general attitude and expression.



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New Bolton Center Field Service Department
Students:  Keith Javic - Class of 2003, C. Nikki Conroy - Class of 2003