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Shirley A. Johnson
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Username: Shirl

Post Number: 62
Registered: 2-2002
Posted on Thursday, Aug 7, 2003 - 4:59 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Dr. O,
Have you ever heard of a coffin bone being inflamed? If so what would your opinion be re: the cause. My horse just underwent a nuclear scan at the Arizona Equine Hospital, and that is what it shows. They are taking x-rays to determine more info. Thanks for your reply, Shirl
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Robert N. Oglesby DVM
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Username: Dro

Post Number: 8910
Registered: 1-1997
Posted on Friday, Aug 8, 2003 - 8:39 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

The term is pedal osteitis and there is a short article with several former posts at Equine Diseases Lameness Diseases of the Hoof Pedal Osteitis. After reviewing them you can post any questions you may have there.
DrO
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