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Diagnosis and management of tendon disorders in cattle
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice (1996)
  • David E Anderson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • G St Jean
Abstract

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.

Publication Date
March, 1996
Citation Information
David E Anderson and G St Jean. "Diagnosis and management of tendon disorders in cattle" The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice Vol. 12 Iss. 1 (1996)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_anderson1/91/