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The significance of collateral ligament desmitis of the tarsocrural joint is often clinically underestimated, because it is an uncommon injury with a guarded prognosis for athletic soundness. The objective of this study was to describe the clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome of 12 horses...

Author(s)
Lamb, L.; Zubrod, C.; Hague, B.; Brakenhoff, J.; Major, M.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2012, 53, 5, pp 518-524
Abstract

A horse was initially diagnosed with hemarthrosis and desmitis of the long medial collateral ligament of the right tarsus and later developed prominent enthesiophytosis at the site of insertion of the ligament's deep portion. Hemarthrosis due to intra- or peri-articular pathology can cause...

Author(s)
Tokateloff, N.; Carmalt, J.; Manning, S.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 52, 5, pp 519-523
Abstract

Severe lameness, tarsocrural joint effusion and medially focused peritarsal swelling combined with focal pain on palpation are clinical signs suggestive of acute injury to the medial tarsal collateral ligament. Diagnosis can be made on physical examination and ultrasonographic findings; however,...

Author(s)
Sherlock, C. E.; Eggleston, R. B.; Peroni, J. F.; Parks, A. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2012, 24, 2, pp 72-80
AbstractFull Text

Ultrasound of the tarsus, like other joints in the horse, provides valuable information to document and characterize soft tissue and osseous injury. The collateral ligaments, superficial digital flexor tendon, long digital extensor tendon, gastrocnemius tendon, and peroneus tertius are most...

Author(s)
Whitcomb, M. B.
Publisher
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Lexington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2-6 December, 2006, 2006, pp 13-30
Abstract

The morphology, function, diseases, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of the ankle joints in horses are discussed.

Author(s)
Kümmerle, J.; Kummer, M.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2012, 93, 1, pp 43-46
Abstract

Ultrasonographic findings from 100 horses (103 joints) diagnosed with tarsal region pathology are described. Results of standard orthopaedic, radiographic and ultrasonographic examination of the tarsal region were analysed retrospectively. Periarticular swelling and/or synovial effusion was present ...

Author(s)
Raes, E. V.; Vanderperren, K.; Pille, F.; Saunders, J. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2010, 186, 2, pp 201-209
Abstract

Injuries of the equine tarsus are frequent causes of hindlimb lameness. Radiography is essential for their diagnosis. Soft tissue enlargement and injuries of the hock are difficult to assess clinically and with radiography, but their evaluation with ultrasonography may provide essential data to...

Author(s)
Denoix, J. M.; Salazar, I.
Citation
Ippologia, 1998, 9, 3, pp 75-78
Abstract

Injury of the lateral collateral ligaments of the tarsocrural joints was diagnosed in 9 Standardbred pacers. The average age was 4.9 years. The severity of the lameness varied from severe to subtle and joint effusion was seen in 8 of 10 tarsocrural joints. A positive hindlimb flexion test was seen...

Author(s)
Boero, M. J.; Kneller, S. K.; Baker, G. J.; Metcalf, M. R.; Twardock, A. R.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1988, Supplement 6, pp 53-59
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Cover for bone, foot diseases and lameness in large ruminants

Lameness, the modification of gait, is a clinical sign of many diseases and disorders. It is a reaction on the part of the animal to relieve or adapt...

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