|Age||3 year old|
three week history of lameness on the right front forelimb
- “Wily” Eberhart, 3 y/o Quarterhorse gelding presented with a three week history of lameness on the right front forelimb. There is a firm swelling present at the fetlock joint of the right forelimb. The horse was stall rested and given 1 gram of phenylbutazone daily for a three week duration.
- On presentation, there was a high suspicion of a proximal sesamoidian fracture therefore radiographs were taken immediately.
Figure 1 - Lateral view
Figure 2 - Dorsal Palmer view