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Developmental Orthopedic Disease in Horses


Chris Whitton

, BVSc, FANZCVS, PhD, Equine Centre, University of Melbourne

Last full review/revision Sep 2015 | Content last modified Jun 2016

Developmental orthopedic diseases of horses constitute an important group of conditions that includes osteochondrosis, physeal dysplasia, acquired angular limb deformities, flexural deformities, and cuboidal bone malformations.

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