, BVSc, FANZCVS, PhD, Equine Centre, University of Melbourne
Last full review/revision Sep 2015 | Content last modified Oct 2015
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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