Management of carpal hyperextension injury in a cat using combined temporary transarticular internal and external skeletal fixation.

Authors: 
Greeff DR1, Owen M2, Bush M2.
Volume: 
16
Number: 
10
Pages: 
842-5
Journal: 
J Feline Med Surg
Date: 
2014 Oct

This report describes the successful management of a carpal hyperextension injury in a cat using combined temporary transarticular internal and external skeletal fixation, without performing an arthrodesis. To our knowledge, there have been no previous reports of management of feline carpal hyperextension injuries in this fashion.