Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Tibia: fracture - tibial crest

Contributor(s): Steve Adair, Patrick Colahan, Vetstream Ltd, Chris Whitton

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Direct trauma to tibial crest   →   fracture.

Timecourse

  • Time from injury variable - maybe within 24 hours to several months.

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.
  • Wright I M, Montesso F & Kidd L J (1995)Surgical treatment of fractures of the tibial tuberosity in 6 adult horses.Equine Vet J27, 96-102 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Watkins J P (1996)Fractures of the tibia.In:Equine Fracture Repair.Ed: Nixon A J. W B Saunders Co, Philadelphia. pp 273-283.


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