Risk Factors for Catastrophic Fractures

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At the American Association of Equine Practitioner's Blue-Ribbon Panel Research Meeting in Ft. Collins, Colo., Ellen Singer, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVS and ECVS, MRCVS (epidemiology), of the University of Liverpool, discussed identifying risk factors that contribute to fatal distal limb fractures in the racing horse.

The most common fracture sites include the lateral condyle of the cannon

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