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Identifying Hindgut Ulcers

 Unlike gastric ulcers, a scope cannot identify ulcers in a horseโ€™s hindgut.ย 

There are a few advanced techniques available for diagnosis (ie. ultra sound thermo imaging), however these options are quite expensive. Instead, most vets make a presumptive diagnosis based on symptoms and commence treatment accordingly.ย 

The content of this article should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, veterinary medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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