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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 Det al(2011)Ulnar osteotomy for treatment of cubital subluxation, following locking compression plate osteosynthesis of a radius fracture in a foal.Equine Vet Educ23(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 J23(1), 32-36 PubMed.
  • Auer J A and Watkins J Pet al(1987)Treatment of radial fractures in adult horses, an analysis of 15 clinical cases.Equine Vet J19(2), 103-110 PubMed.
  • Sanders-Shamis M, Bramlage L R and Gable A A (1986)Radius fractures in the horse - a retrospective study of 47 cases.Equine Vet J18, 432-437 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Watkins J (1999)The radius and ulna.In:Equine SurgeryEds J A Auer and J A Stick. W B Saunders Co, Philadelphia, USA. pp 836-840.
  • Auer J A(1996)Fractures of the radius.In:Equine Fracture RepairEd. A J Nixon. W B Saunders Co, Philadelphia. pp 22-230.
  • Bramlage L R and 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 and Moore J N Eds (1990)Fractures of the radius.In:Curr Pract Equ Surg.J B Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, PA 19105 USA. pp 646-652.


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