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Table 1 Case details of the foals

From: White muscle disease in foals: focus on selenium soil content. A case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Case 4 Case 5 Case 6 Case 7 Case 8
Year presented 2007 2009 2010 2010 2011 2012 2011 2011
Age of foal 1 day 12 h 3 h 1 week 36 h 12 h 1 day 1 h
Behaviour Depressed Dull, uncontrolled movements Bright Bright Dull Bright Dull Bright
Muscle weakness Not noticed Not noticed None Sternal recumb, unable to remain standing Lateral recumb Unable to rise Unable to rise Not noticed
Suckling Reflex absent Reflex absent Reflex absent Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal
Gestation Normal length (reference: 320–360 days [55]), no adverse events (illness, premature milk production, …)
Parturition Normal Normal, bleeding from umbilicus Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Mare rectum prolapse, foal normal.