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Clinical Case Challenge Large Animal

Bi-lateral laminitis

Friday, July 24th, 2015

History: View of the Hoof Wall and Coffin Bone. Image Copyright Tufts University. A 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding presented for the evaluation of bilateral (both-sided) forelimb laminitis, first diagnosed by the attending veterinarian two months… Read More

Progressive Hind Limb Lameness

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

History An eight-year-old Hanoverian gelding was presented for evaluation of a left hind limb lameness. The horse had sustained a wound over the lateral aspect of the left hind cannon bone approximately two weeks prior… Read More

Sudden Hind Limb Lameness

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

History: A 10-day-old crossbred filly was referred to the Internal Medicine Service at the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, with a one-day history of sudden hind limb lameness. Case Details:… Read More

Left-Sided Nasal Discharge

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

History: A mild bloody trickle is shown coming from the patient’s left nostril. A 10-year-old gelding presented to the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for evaluation of left-sided nasal discharge.… Read More

Chronic Intermittent Right Front Lameness

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

History: A 10-year-old Warmblood gelding used for Intermediate Level dressage was referred for evaluation of a chronic intermittent right front (RF) lameness, which had become acutely exacerbated following a recent competition. The lameness failed to… Read More

Ultrasound Clinical Case Study

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

This six-year-old warmblood had a one-month history of left front (LF) lameness that improved with an abaxial sesamoid nerve block. He was then referred to Tufts Hospital for Large Animals for further work-up and imaging.