Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2017’

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Diagnosis and Management of Fractures of the Coffin Bone and Navicular Bone

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS   Take Home Message:  Coffin bone and navicular bone fractures are painful conditions of the hoof. They can only be differentiated by radiography. The radiographic configuration has prognostic implications. Coffin bone fractures:   Distal phalangeal fractures can be classified into one of seven types.2,6,7 Type I is a non articular fracture of the palmar process …

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