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Pelvis: fracture

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Introduction

Pathogenesis

Predisposing factors

General
  • Fall   Pelvis: fracture 03 - sacrum      Pelvis: fracture 04 - sacrum  .
  • Dystocia   Reproduction: dystocia  .
  • Other trauma - cast in stall, hitting gates.
  • Race training - fatigue failure of bone.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Powell S (2011) Investigation of pelvic problems in horses. In Pract 33 (10), 518-524 VetMedResource.
  • Driver A J & Nagy A (2008) Fracture of the ischium in an eight-year-old Arabian gelding: A diagnostic challenge. Equine Vet Educ 20 (3), 127-130 VetMedResource.
  • Haussler K K & Stover S M (1998) Stress fractures of the vertebral lamina and pelvis in Thoroughbred racehorses. Equine Vet J 30 (5), 374-381 PubMed.
  • Tucker R L, Schneider R K, Sondhof A H, Ragle C A & Tyler J W (1998) Bone scintigraphy in the diagnosis of sacroiliac injury in 12 horses. Equine Vet J 30 (5), 390-395 PubMed.
  • Hornof W J, Stover S M, Koblik P D & Arthur R M (1996) Oblique views of the ilium and the scintigraphic appearance of stress fractures of the illium. Equine Vet J 28 (5), 355-358 PubMed.
  • Pilsworth R C, Sheferd M C, Herinckx B M B & Homes M A (1994) Fracture of the wing of the ilium, adjacent to the sacroiliac joint, in Thoroughbred racehorses. Equine Vet J 26 (2), 94-99 PubMed.
  • May S A &Harrison L J (1994) Radiography of the hip and pelvis. Equine Vet J (3), 152-158 VetMedResource.
  • Sheferd M C & Pilsworth R C (1994) The use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of pelvic fractures. Equine Vet Educ (4), 223-227 VetMedResource.
  • May S A, Patterson L J, Peacock P J & Edwards G B (1991) Radiographic technique for the pelvis in the standing horse. Equine Vet J 23 (4), 312-314 PubMed.
  • Rutkowski J S & Richardson D W (1989) A retrospective study of 100 pelvic fractures in horses. Equine Vet J 21, 256-259 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Almanza A & Whitcomb M B (2003) Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Pelvic Fractures in 28 Horses. In: Proc 49th AAEP Convention. pp 50-54.
  • Ducharme N G (1996) Pelvic fracture and coxofemoral luxation. In: Equine fracture repair. Ed: A J Nixon, W B Saunders Co, USA. pp 294-298.
  • Richardson D W & White N A (1990) Current Practice of Equine SurgeryEd: J N Moore. J B Lippincott Co, USA. pp 671-673.

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