Diseases of the Coronary Band of Horses
- yellow: Wall Horn
- orange: Laminae
- red: Wall or Lamellar Corium
- blue: Periosteum and bone
It has a very complicated architecture and injury to the coronet may impair its function......more.
The coronary band or coronet is the part of the foot just above the wall and is a modified skin structure that forms the horn of the wall of the foot. Other than trauma and gravels inflammatory diseases of the coronary band is uncommon. Inflammation of the coronet, called coronitis, causes a very distinctive appearance that includes swelling, scaling, and the hair standing out from the coronet.
This article deals with the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the coronary band. For information on punctures and lacerations see, Coronary Band Trauma in Horses
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~Last Updated: July 10, 2015;
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