fragmented medial coronoid process
Welcome, Guest
Dogs For Sale
Username:
Password:

Please login to add/view friends online.



Quick Dog Breed Selector:
Quick Traffic Stats:
Visitors Online: 543
Today's Visits: 42,974
Yesterday's Visits: 113,570

Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process



Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process A Painful Elbow Problem

There are many different ways that a dog can injure his or her elbow or elbow joint, but one of the most challenging to diagnose without surgery or good x-rays is a condition known as fragmented medial coronoid process. In this situation, typically associated with breeds that have a problem with elbow dysplasia, a small piece of bone, often just a tiny chip, breaks off from the top of the ulna and lodges in the joint.The ulna is one of the two long bones found in the front leg below the elbow. As the largest joint of the two into the elbow, it often runs the greatest risk of becoming damaged or fractured, leading to chipping of the head of the ulna at the elbow joint. This can occur due to stress on the joint because of a dislocated elbow, problems with softening of the bones, or trauma or injury to the joint that causes splintering and fractures. [...]

© Copyright 2003-2014 TerrificPets.com (an OffLeashMedia Company)

fragmented medial coronoid process - Acquired Disorders - Health - Dogs - Articles
 
Horses Cats