horse with tumor / by Technician Alaa' Al-Atrash
Place: Ean lazor ( villages of Idleb )
Date: Dec. 2005
Animal: horse / (/ aged 7 years .
Case :tumor in the abdomen .
A SPANA technician called Alaa' treated horse , on one of the mobile clinic rounds in december 2005 to Ean lazor about 120 k. from Hama.
The owner, Anwar Barhum, owned his horse ( Shahlah ) meaning ' bluish-black color of the eyes' in English , and he used her for harvesting and transporting his crops in his small land . his annual income is about £ 600 with which he has to support 6 children.
The owner was very annoyed for his horse , because she fell down while she was transporting some crops. Shahlah was suffering great pain , because she suffered sliding of the joint which caused edema in her abdomen ,and consequently it was hindering her during the walking and working .
The treatment began with giving her painkiller and heat decrease, also she was given diuretic ( furosemide ) to decrease the edema. And she was given vitamin and peprazine citrate .
The treatment continued for 4 days until the complete recovery .
The owner was very happy and thanked SPANA for treating Shahlah.
Cost of treatment:
1. vitamin: £ 0.10
2. furosemide : £ 0.40
3. diclovic: £ 0.70
4. peprazine citrate: £ 0.30