Repair of complete dorsal fracture of the proximal phalanx in two horses

Julie E Dechant, David G. MacDonald, William H. Crawford

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Abstract

Simple complete dorsal fractures of the proximal phalanx were repaired in 2 mature pleasure horses with cortical bone screws placed in lag fashion. Healing occurred within 12 weeks and both horses returned to their previous performance level of light pleasure riding within 6 months of injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-449
Number of pages5
JournalVeterinary Surgery
Volume27
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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