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Surgical treatment of a comminuted articular fracture of the accessory carpal bone in a thoroughbred horse
  1. G. A. Munroe, BVSc, PhD, CertEO, DESM, FRCVS1 and
  2. E. Cauvin, DVM, CertES, CertVR, MVM, MRCVS1
  1. 1 Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG

Abstract

The clinical, radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in a case of a comminuted articular fracture of the accessory carpal bone of a thoroughbred chaser are described, and its surgical treatment and aftercare are detailed. The horse made an uneventful recovery and successfully returned to racing.

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