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Overview of Arthropathies and Related Disorders in Small Animals

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Many arthropathies are developmental, including aseptic necrosis of the femoral head, patellar luxation, osteochondrosis, elbow dysplasia, and hip dysplasia. Other arthropathies are degenerative, infectious or septic, immune-mediated, neoplastic, or traumatic.

Last full review/revision June 2013 by Joseph Harari, MS, DVM, DACVS

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