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A 22-year-old Friesian gelding was presented with a history of chronic, nonresolving lameness localised to the right front foot. Radiographs showed a smoothly marginated circular lucent area with a rim of increased opacity adjacent to the solar canal of the distal phalanx. The magnetic resonance...

Author(s)
Mageed, M.; Elfadl, A.; Blum, N.; Wegert, J.; Kremer, F.; Swagemakers, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 6, pp O56-O61
Abstract

A keratoma is a rare cause of lameness in horses. It typically arises from the epidermal keratin-producing cells of the stratum germinativum of the coronary band; however, keratomas can arise from any part of the inner surface of the sole or hoof wall. Clinical examination findings can be variable; ...

Author(s)
Pritchard, L.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2015, 45, 18, pp 16-17
Abstract

Keratoma is a very rare condition, but if occurs often results in lameness in a horse. Despite its rarity, it is one of the most common reasons to perform foot surgery, because the surgery is the only effective treatment. In this case report diagnosis was based on radiographs of the foot and...

Author(s)
Jaworska, J.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2016, 67, 1, pp 51-56
Abstract

The article describes keratoma - a rare disease of hoof in horses. Keratoma is formed by keratin mass produced by corium coronae, corium parietis, or corium soleae, located between corium and the stratum externum of hoof wall. The cause of this phenomenon remains unknown. Usually, deformations in...

Author(s)
Górski, K.; Bereznowski, A.; Turek, B.; Rakowska, A.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2017, 92, 4, pp 282-284
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe the use of CT in the diagnosis of and presurgical planning for equids with keratomas treated by hoof wall resection and determine postoperative complications and outcome. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 29 horses and 3 mules with keratomas treated by partial or...

Author(s)
Katzman, S. A.; Spriet, M.; Galuppo, L. D.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 254, 2, pp 266-274
Abstract

Author(s)
Milner, P. I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, 6, pp 311-312
Abstract

Information is scarce on the prevalence of hoof disorders in horses. In this study, we examined the prevalence of and risk factors for hoof disorders in a population of horses in The Netherlands. In a group of 942 randomly selected horses, hoof health was scored during regular foot trimming (one ...

Author(s)
Holzhauer, M.; Bremer, R.; Santman-Berends, I.; Smink, O.; Janssens, I.; Back, W.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 140, pp 53-59
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: There are no data on the frequency of post operative complications following keratoma removal, such as recurrence, hoof wall instability and excessive granulation tissue formation, or their relation to the method of surgical removal. Objective: To identify important...

Author(s)
Smith, S. J. B.; Clegg, P. D.; Hughes, I.; Singer, E. R.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2006, 38, 2, pp 127-133
AbstractFull Text

This case report shows that keratomas can occur in both hind feet of equine patients and should be considered as a diagnosis for long-standing, intermittent lameness localised to the hooves. A Thoroughbred racehorse presented with long-standing abscessation of the right hind hoof. Owing to the...

Author(s)
Miller, S. M.; Katzwinkel, R. H.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2015, 86, 1, pp Art. #1257
Abstract

Objectives: To (1) describe the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearance of keratomas; (2) describe a CT- or MRI-assisted partial hoof wall resection technique for removal of keratomas; and (3) evaluate the morbidity and postoperative outcome of these horses. Study...

Author(s)
Getman, L. M.; Davidson, E. J.; Ross, M. W.; Leitch, M.; Richardson, D. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2011, 40, 6, pp 708-714

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