Equine facial swelling
Oral cancer is rare in horses, but any unusual tissue and facial swelling must be investigated. Fragments can be connected using monofilament absorbable suture or stainless-steel suture. None of the available serologic tests can differentiate antibody titers resulting from natural infection from those due to vaccination. Cerebrospinal fluid changes in two horses with central nervous system nematodiasis Micronema deletrix J Vet Intern Med. I think its more serious than made out to be in this article and while glands are swollen no horse should be asked to 'work'. No swelling under jaw.
(Epizootic cellulitis-pinkeye, Equine typhoid, Rotlaufseuche)
Surgical Views: Paranasal Sinus Disease in Horses [CE]
After the affected tooth is successfully repelled, dental packing is placed to prevent communication between the sinuses and oral cavity. Halicephalobus gingivalis -associated meningoencephalitis in a Thoroughbred foal. Remember, there is no anatomical space in the mouth for the bit. Since 3 human cases of H. Sister got her in in the afternoon and I arrived at the yard this evening to discover her head has swellings on both sides covering half her jaw and reaches up to were her ear is. These are easily removed by your veterinary surgeon.
Grass Glands: Similar to Strangles but Not as Serious - europejczycy.info
It sounds like this is less likely because it was bilateral but just a thought in case anyone ever searches for swollen jaw and comes across this thread. Stalls and equipment that might have come in contact with infected animals should be thoroughly sanitized. It helps if such horses, when affected, are fed from a height once they are brought in, to allow any accumulation of fluid to drain. Outcome The mare continued to eat and drink well and she was kept on a good quality hay diet and fresh water, both offered ad libitum. I think its more serious than made out to be in this article and while glands are swollen no horse should be asked to 'work'.