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Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2008 Dec;24(3):621-42, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2008.10.006.

Complications of unilateral weight bearing.

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Department of Clinical Sciences, James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1620, USA. gbaxter@colostate.edu

Abstract

The most common and significant complication of excessive unilateral weight bearing in adult horses is support limb laminitis. Young horses with unilateral lameness problems develop support limb laminitis infrequently compared with adult horses.

PMID:
19203705
DOI:
10.1016/j.cveq.2008.10.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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