Diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired tendon disorders in cattle are discussed. A brief discussion of tendon structure, anatomy, biomechanics, and healing is included. Congenital abnormalities presented include hyperextension deformities, flexural deformities, arthrogryposis, and spastic paresis. Acquired abnormalities discussed include tendon displacement, tendinitis, tendon disruption, and tenosynovitis. Antibiotic selection for musculoskeletal infections is briefly discussed.
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