Table 2

Site of impaction in donkeys diagnosed with impaction colic (n = 442) between January 2000 and March 2005.

Impaction site

Recovered from impaction

Impaction resulted in death or euthanasia

Total impactions


Pelvic flexure

79

96

175

Large colon

2

31

33

Small colon

10

20

30

Caecum

16

21

37

Small intestine

0

3

3

Unidentified

108

56

164

Total

215

227

442


Cox et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2007 3:1   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-3-1

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