selenosis


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sel·e·no·sis

 (sĕl′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
Poisoning, especially of livestock, caused by ingesting selenium found in some plants, in the soil, or in some microorganisms.

selenosis

(ˌsɛləˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) a poisoned condition caused by selenium, occurring esp in livestock as a result of the natural presence of selenium in plants and soil
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Chronic selenosis has been reported in India in winter season, specifically Nawansheher district and a few adjoining areas of Hoshiarpur district with symptoms of hair loss, horizontal cracks on hooves and horns, leading to elongation and sloughing of hooves, lameness and recumbency in severe cases (Gupta et al 1982).
45mg a day can trigger a condition called selenosis, which can cause brittle nails and hair, skin lesions and a garlic-like odour on the breath, added Claire Williamson, a nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation.
Selenium toxicity: a case of selenosis caused by a nutritional supplement.
En Colombia, la selenosis (intoxicacion natural por Se) en animales se presenta en las regiones secas de la cuenca del rio Magdalena) (45).
Excessive selenium levels, although rare, can result in selenosis, which may cause upset stomach, hair loss, fatigue, irritability, and mild nerve damage.
Pathology of experimentally induced chronic selenosis (alkali disease) in yearling cattle.