Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Stifle: trauma - meniscal

Contributor(s): Prof Gary M Baxter, Patrick Colahan, Vetstream Ltd, Chris Whitton

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Commonly - sagittal tear in axial portion of medial meniscus close to attachment of cranial meniscal ligament.
  • Traumatic.

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.
  • Reardon R & Lischer C (2008)Diagnosis and management of acute stifle injury in adult horses.In Pract30(8), 426-433 VetMedResource.
  • Latimer F Get al(2000)Stifle disease in horses.Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet22(4), 381-390 VetMedResource.
  • Walmsley J P (1995)Vertical tears of the cranial horn of the meniscus and its cranial ligament in the equine femorotibial joint - 7 cases and their treatment by arthroscopic surgery.Equine Vet J27, 20-25 PubMed.


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