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Coffin Bone (Pedal Bone or Third Phalanx) Fracture in Horses
Coffin bone fracture is a fairly common cause of lameness in horses. There are a number of different ways the coffin bone can fracture and the treatment and prognosis of each type are different. Any acute foot lameness should be suspect for a possible fracture. This article contains information on diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of fractures of the body of the coffin bone and the extensor process.
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~Last Updated: April 17, 2011;
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