Debridement of septic physeal lesions in 3 foals. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Radiographically, osteolysis of the physis consistent with a septic physitis was observed in 3 foals. The foals were treated with surgical debridement and antimicrobials. Two of the horses were sound for use as adults; the third was euthanatized due to concurrent infectious arthritis and septicemia.

author list (cited authors)

  • Baird, A. N., Taylor, J. R., & Watkins, J. P.

citation count

  • 13

publication date

  • January 1990