Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (Egus)

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Quiz about EGUS


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  • 1. 
    What is the treatment of choice to treat gastric ulcers in horses?
    • A. 

      Cimetidine

    • B. 

      Omeprazole

    • C. 

      Sucralfate

    • D. 

      Mylanta

    • E. 

      Tums

  • 2. 
    What are the most common clinical signs seen in an equine presenting with EGUS?
    • A. 

      Lethargy, fever, abdominal pain

    • B. 

      Diarrhea, fever, lethargy

    • C. 

      Rolling, HR 80, RR 60

    • D. 

      Will not lift head, excessive sneezing

    • E. 

      Excess salivation, grinding of teeth, foul breath, abdominal pain, plaques and erosions in mouth

  • 3. 
    What is the best way to diagnose EGUS?
    • A. 

      Clinical signs, history

    • B. 

      MRI

    • C. 

      Endoscopy

    • D. 

      Digital radiography

    • E. 

      Occult blood in feces

  • 4. 
    In which type of horse is EGUS most common?
    • A. 

      Horses sitting and chilling in the pasture

    • B. 

      Roping horses

    • C. 

      Barrel racing horses

    • D. 

      Race horses

    • E. 

      The mare that has a BCS 5/5

  • 5. 
    What are 2 of the most common reasons equines get EGUS?
    • A. 

      Stress and excessive use of NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Stress and overfeeding

    • C. 

      Colic leading to EGUS and excessive use of NSAIDS

    • D. 

      Excessive use of antibiotics and NSAIDS

    • E. 

      Infections with EIA and stress

  • 6. 
    Is EGUS worse in foals or adults?
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