Incomplete Ossification of the Humeral Condyle in two Labrador retrievers

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Incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle (IOHC) was identified in two Labrador retrievers using computed tomography. Both dogs were non-weightbearing on the affected forelimbs. The dogs were treated by means of a bone screw placed across the humeral condyle. IOHC was originally reported in spaniel and chondrodystrophic breeds. The pathogenesis of the condition remains unknown, but may be related to impaired antebrachial bone growth, similarly to the pathogeneses of elbow dysplasia and radius curvus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Small Animal Practice
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Small Animals


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