Ultrasound Helpful For Diagnosing Infected Joints in Horses (AAEP 2010)

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When a veterinarian suspects a horse's joint is infected, but it is not practical or feasible to obtain a joint fluid sample, he or she should consider using ultrasound to image the joint. Alex Young, BVSc, of the University of California, Davis' William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital made this recommendation during a presentation at the 2010 American Association of Equine

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