Transient Fanconi syndrome in Quarter horses

Cameon M. Ohmes, Elizabeth G. Davis, Laurie A. Beard, Karie A. Vander Werf, Alex W. Bianco, Urs Giger

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Two Quarter horses with weight loss had glucosuria, euglycemia, and a mild metabolic acidosis suggesting a proximal renal tubular defect. Further testing revealed transient generalized aminoaciduria, lactic aciduria, and glucosuria, indicating Fanconi syndrome. Both horses recovered with supportive therapy. This is the first report of acquired Fanconi syndrome in horses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalCanadian Veterinary Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2014

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