Infection of the cartilages of the foot

Authors: 
M. R. W. Smith
Volume: 
26
Number: 
11
Pages: 
580-583
Journal: 
Equine Veterinary Education
Date: 
November 2014

Infection of the cartilages of the foot is an uncommon condition, occurring usually secondary to wounds just above the coronary band. Effective treatment relies on surgical debridement of necrotic cartilage, but following this the prognosis for complete recovery is good.

Large animal: