Davos Courses

Executive Editor: Jörg Auer

Authors: Jörg Auer

Phalanges Proximal phalanx, Angular Limb Deformities, Nonsurgical management

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Glossary

Aftercare

The progress of ossification is followed radiographically at 2-week intervals.
Once ossification is adequate the splint bandages are exchanged with normal light bandages for 1-2 weeks. At that point the foal can be placed back on pasture exercise.

The image shows: Dorsopalmar radiographic view of the left carpal region,: 2-week follow up radiographic views of the same limbs showing progress in ossification
and lateromedial radiographic view of the left tarsal region in a prematurely born foal at one week of age.

2-week follow up radiographic views of the same limbs showing progress in ossification

 

 

 

4-week follow up radiographic views of the same limbs showing adequate ossification. The splint bandages were not applied anymore.

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