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Congenital Lateral Luxation of the Patella in the Horse
The Cornell Veterinarian
  • James R Rooney, University of Pennsylvania
  • Charles W Raker, University of Pennsylvania
  • K. J Harmany, University of Pennsylvania
Document Type
Journal Article
Date of this Version
10-1-1971
Abstract

Lateral luxation of the patella has been described in horses and ponies. Medial luxation has been reported only twice. Upward fixation of the patella is not true luxation. This report concerns two cases of lateral luxation of the patella related to hypoplasia of the lateral ridge of the trochlea of the femur.

Citation Information
James R Rooney, Charles W Raker and K. J Harmany. "Congenital Lateral Luxation of the Patella in the Horse" The Cornell Veterinarian Vol. 61 Iss. 4 (1971) p. 670 - 673
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