Pathophysiology of acute laminitis. Academic Article uri icon


  • This article reviews research findings relating to the pathophysiology of acute laminitis in horses. The data presently available suggest that the onset of the condition may be due to constriction of the postcapillary vessels in the digit, leading to increased capillary hydrostatic pressure and movement of fluid into the interstitial space.

published proceedings

  • Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract

author list (cited authors)

  • Moore, J. N., Allen, D., & Clark, E. S.

citation count

  • 26

complete list of authors

  • Moore, JN||Allen, D||Clark, ES

publication date

  • January 1989