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Case Study: When Evaluators Disagree... Evaluating a Bilateral Hind Limb Lameness

Case Study: When Evaluators Disagree... Evaluating a Bilateral Hind Limb Lameness

By Kevin Keegan Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Updated on | Bilateral, Case Study, KG Keegan

() Signalment: 12-year-old Quarter Horse cross History: The horse developed a hind limb lameness about 3 months prior to presentation.  Previous workup had isolated the lameness with blocking to the origin of suspensory ligament of the right hind limb. No additional imaging had been performed before this present evaluation.  The horse had been rested with initial stall rest and then small paddock turnout but when returning to exercise was thought to still be lame in the right hind limb. Overview: The following case illustrates the difficulty of evaluating some horses with hind limb lameness and the benefit of having...

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Case Study: When Evaluators Disagree... Evaluating a Bilateral Hind Limb Lameness