This disease, also known as tying-up, azoturia, or Monday morning disease, is a condition when skeletal muscle breaks down releasing myoglobin which is toxic to kidneys. This article describes the clinical signs, diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of the disease.
Source: Newsletter article published by student Katherine Ulman, edited by Janice Lacey, DVM at the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) at Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine
This animated video explains what a hernia is, why it needs to be repaired and how a repair is done. The video shows an animation using human anatomy but the information can be extrapolated to mammal anatomy in general.
Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP) is an autosomal dominant equine genetic disorder. The mutation affects sodium channels of muscle cells. This article discusses HYPP, its process of inheritance and transmission, as well as prevention and control of HYPP attacks.
Source: Article published by Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at University of California Davis' School of Veterinary Medicine.