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Radius: fracture

Contributor(s): Steve Adair

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Direct trauma, sudden stop from high speed exercise   →   fracture.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Klopfenstein M D et al (2011) Ulnar osteotomy for treatment of cubital subluxation, following locking compression plate osteosynthesis of a radius fracture in a foal. Equine Vet Educ 23 (9), 455-461 VetMedResource.
  • Nemeth F and Black W (1991) The use of the walking cast to repair fractures in horses and ponies. Equine Vet J 23 (1), 32-36 PubMed.
  • Auer J A and Watkins J P et al (1987) Treatment of radial fractures in adult horses, an analysis of 15 clinical cases. Equine Vet J 19 (2), 103-110 PubMed.
  • Sanders-Shamis M, Bramlage L R & Gable A A (1986) Radius fractures in the horse - a retrospective study of 47 cases. Equine Vet J 18, 432-437 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Watkins J (1999) The radius and ulna. In: Equine Surgery. Eds: J A Auer & J A Stick. W B Saunders Co, USA. pp 836-840.
  • Auer J A(1996) Fractures of the radius. In: Equine Fracture Repair. Ed: A J Nixon. W B Saunders Co, USA. pp 22-230.
  • Bramlage L R & Dyke T M Eds (1991) Athletic injuries in the performance horse. In: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Bain-Fallon Memorial Lectures, Melbourne, Australia. pp 85-102.
  • Schneider R K, White N A & Moore J N (1990)Eds. Fractures of the radius. In: Curr Pract Equ Surg. J B Lippincott Co, USA. pp 646-652.


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