Overview of Arthropathies and Related Disorders in Small Animals
, MS, DVM, DACVS, Veterinary Surgical Specialists, Spokane, WA
Last full review/revision Jun 2013 | Content last modified Jun 2013
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.
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