TitlePolyuria and polydipsia in horses.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsMcKenzie, EC
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Pagination641-53, vii
Date Published2007 Dec
KeywordsWater-Electrolyte Imbalance

Polyuria and polydipsia provide a diagnostic challenge for the equine clinician. This article describes the various known causes of polyuria and polydipsia in horses and provides a description of a systematic diagnostic approach for assessing horses with polyuria and polydipsia to delineate the underlying cause. Treatment and management strategies for addressing polyuria and polydipsia in horses are also described.