AURORASEREN EQUINE

Case Studies

 

 

 

CASE 5: American Quarterhorse Gelding, 13 Yrs Old -- Chronic Acute Grade IV Laminitis

 


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This middle-aged Quarter Horse was rescued by Cashvan Family Memorial Equine Fund. He was presented to us six months after an acute laminitic bout. He was unable to stand.

 

 

 

 

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Pre-surgery: Condition of legs showing hyperflexion of fetlocks and abrasions of fetlocks.

 

 

 

 

 

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Post-surgery: Shows correction of fetlock hyperflexion. Capsular derotation complete. The horse is able to stand and walk comfortably.

 

 

 

 

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Pre and Post surgery: The radiograph on the left was taken before surgery and capsular derotation. The radiograph on the right shows the bones of the hoof back in their correct position.

 

 

 

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Day 180: The hooves have been returned to normal shape and size, and was ready for adoption.

 

 

 

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 Ready for a new home.

 

 

 

 

 

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