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Slurry heel

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Synonym(s): heel erosion


Slurry heel

  • Slurry heel is also known as heel erosion.
  • Slurry heel/heel erosion alone does not itself cause lameness, but complications from this can result in lameness.
  • Often linked to Interdigital dermatitis.
  • Please note that the image shown indicates slurry heel, but also a digital dermatitis lesion, as indicated.

Cause

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