Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Genu valgum

Contributor(s): James Cook

Introduction

  • Cause: often associated with lateral patellar luxation Patella: lateral luxation , hip dysplasia Hip: dysplasia.
  • Signs: unilateral/bilateral, 'knock-kneed', 'cow-hocked' appearance; acute/intermittent hindlimb lameness if concurrent lateral patellar luxation Patella: lateral luxation.
  • Large/giant breeds 5-6 months old.
  • Diagnosis: signs.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • May be related to disturbance of growth of distal femoral growth plate and/or proximal tibial growth plate.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

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