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Distal luxation of the patella in a horse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20854296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 19-year-old Thoroughbred gelding presented with sudden onset, non-weight bearing lameness in the right hindlimb. Radiography confirmed distal luxation of the patella, which was replaced into its normal anatomical location under general anaesthesia. There were no pathological sequelae noted on follow-up examination 9 months after the initial injury. To our knowledge, this is a rare manifestation of patellar luxation, only reported once previously in the equine literature.
M S Hall; S L Jalim; T M Russell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian veterinary journal     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1751-0813     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  2010-12-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370616     Medline TA:  Aust Vet J     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  396-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 The Authors. Australian Veterinary Journal © 2010 Australian Veterinary Association.
Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital, 905 Goulburn Valley Highway, Congupna, Victoria 3633, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Horse Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Lameness, Animal / etiology
Musculoskeletal Manipulations / veterinary
Patellar Dislocation / diagnosis,  therapy,  veterinary*
Treatment Outcome

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