capture myopathy


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capture myopathy

see exertional rhabdomyolysis.
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Birds with capture myopathy typically present with ataxia or generalized weakness.
Treatment of capture myopathy is complex because of the multifactorial nature of the disease.
15,20,21) In the successful treatment of capture myopathy in sandhill cranes, assisting the birds to a standing position with a towel and allowing them to walk with that support provided the necessary rehabilitation for the animals to recover.
15) Use of haloperidol and midazolam has been reported in the successful treatment of capture myopathy cases.
8) The delayed response to treatment often results in the euthanasia of birds with capture myopathy.
26) It may not be realistic, therefore, to expect rapid resolution in birds with capture myopathy, and clinicians should expect a prolonged time commitment to physical therapy in these cases.
Preventing capture myopathy in flamingos will always remain the most effective method of averting fatalities, but as treatment protocols for capture myopathy improve, we expect more birds to survive with adequate treatment.