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Tarsal osteomyelitis in foals
  1. EC Firth,
  2. SA Goedegebuure,
  3. KJ Dik and
  4. PW Poulos


Nine foals with haematogenous osteomyelitis of the tarsal bones were studied clinically, radiologically and pathologically. Clinical examination, including aspiration of articular or periarticular effusions in the tarsal area, and radiological study provide definitive diagnosis in most cases.

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