Researchers Examine Annular Ligament Injuries

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In a retrospective study, researchers from the United Kingdom found that injuries to the palmar or plantar annular ligament (PAL)--the anatomic structure that holds that superficial and deep digital flexor tendons in place as they pass the fetlock (ankle) joint--can be readily diagnosed, are common, and have a worse prognosis if observed concurrently with injury to the deep digital flexor

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