Case Studies – Orthopaedics and Soft Tissue

Radio unla fracture in a toy dog

2020-02-06T10:36:28+00:00

Radio unla fracture in a toy dog One evening R a 1 year old Chihuahua decided to jump off the couch, that proved to be less than ideal and instantly after a yelp she could not put any weight on the front left leg. The owner went to their own vets who took radiographs and [...]

Radio unla fracture in a toy dog2020-02-06T10:36:28+00:00

Short Ulna Syndrome

2020-02-06T10:25:25+00:00

Short Ulna Syndrome Short Ulna SyndromeF a female entire Springer Spaniel 6 moth old started to limp on walks on her left front leg. This  improved with pain relief but she was not 100% and given the young age she was referred for examination and work up. On clinical examination there was lameness on the [...]

Short Ulna Syndrome2020-02-06T10:25:25+00:00

Congenital Peritoneopericardial Hernia (PPDH)

2020-06-01T14:46:52+00:00

Congenital Peritoneopericardial Hernia (PPDH)   PPDH is a common congenital anomaly in dogs and cats and its an abnormal development of the transverse septum resulting in a gap in the ventral diaphragm through which the abdominal connects can advance in the pericardium. This tends to be present at birth. Z  a 3 year old schnauzer [...]

Congenital Peritoneopericardial Hernia (PPDH)2020-06-01T14:46:52+00:00

Patella Luxation

2020-02-05T14:58:42+00:00

Patella luxation Patella luxation is a condition that causes the knee cap to pop out from its groove on the femur. It  is a common condition and its seen more readily in small dogs where the knee cap tends to luxate medially. In large dogs the knee cap tends to luxate laterally. This condition is [...]

Patella Luxation2020-02-05T14:58:42+00:00

Oesophageal Lesion

2020-02-05T14:51:55+00:00

Oesophageal Lesion B a 1year 6 month boxer decided that is a good idea to play with his friends using a bamboo stick. I presume you know where this is going. Soon after the play B developed a cough and refused to eat. He was seen out of hours and he was diagnosed with pyrexia [...]

Oesophageal Lesion2020-02-05T14:51:55+00:00

Lateral Condylar Fracture in 5 Month Old Puppy

2020-02-05T13:06:13+00:00

Lateral Condylar Fracture in 5 Month Old Puppy  B. Went out for a run and decided to chase a pheasant over the field. Suddenly he yelped and came back towards the owner without being able to bear weight on his front left leg. The owner decided, rightly so, to seek veterinary advice. On presentation B. [...]

Lateral Condylar Fracture in 5 Month Old Puppy2020-02-05T13:06:13+00:00

A case of a profuse pleural effusion in a Border Collie

2019-12-17T17:27:04+00:00

A case of a profuse pleural effusion in a Border Collie Buddy, an 8 month old Border Collie male dog, was referred to us with acute respiratory disease cause by a profuse pleural effusion. The referring colleagues drained 800ml of bloody fluid prior to referral. Routine haematology and biochemistry were performed and a further 600ml [...]

A case of a profuse pleural effusion in a Border Collie2019-12-17T17:27:04+00:00