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Case Study: Medial Meniscal Injury in a Saddlebred

Case Study: Medial Meniscal Injury in a Saddlebred

By Kevin Keegan Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Updated on | Case Study, KG Keegan, Medial Meniscal Injury, Saddlebred

Signalment: 11-yo American Saddlebred gelding History: Presented for evaluation of a suspect hind limb lameness of 1-year duration. Over this time, multiple distal limb blocks were performed by a referring veterinarian without improvement in lameness. Radiographs of the hocks and stifles were previously obtained (and later assessed on referral) and found to be within normal limits. The gelding has been treated with firocoxib and methocarbamol with mild improvement and injections of hock, stifle, and SI joints were performed with limited short-term improvement. The hind limb lameness is intermittent but has been worsening with time. Objective and subjective lameness...

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Case Study: Medial Meniscal Injury in a Saddlebred