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* THIS IS THE VETERINARY VERSION *
Paul R. Greenough, FRCVS, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Surgery, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Soft-tissue disoders in cattle include carpal hygroma, rupture of the gastrocnemius or peroneus tertius muscle, and tarsal cellulitis.
In all animals, the motor unit of skeletal muscle consists of the motor neuron, the neuromuscular junction, and muscle fibers. Muscle dysfunction—such as ataxia, paresis, or paralysis—most commonly originates in which of the following locations?