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Results 31-45 of 45 in Bones, Joints & Muscles
 
31. Lateral Patella Luxation in Dogs
Lateral patella luxation (LPL) is a condition in which the patella, or knee-cap, no longer glides within its natural groove in the femur, the upper bone of the stifle or knee joint. It becomes displaced to the outside of the joint.
32. Mandibulectomy in Dogs
Mandibulectomy is a surgical procedure in one or both sides of the lower jaw are removed and is most commonly undertaken for the treatment of benign or malignant tumors affecting the lower jaw.
33. Masticatory Muscle Myositis
Masticatory muscle myositis (MMM) is an inflammatory condition involving the muscles of mastication or chewing in the dog. MMM occurs in all breeds, but appears to be more common in German shepherds, Doberman pinschers and retrievers.
34. Maxillectomy in Dogs
Maxillectomy is a surgical procedure most commonly undertaken for the treatment of benign or malignant tumors affecting the upper jaw in which a portion of the upper jaw is removed. This can involve both sides of the face or just one side.
35. Medial Patella Luxation in Dogs
Medial patella luxation (MPL) is a condition in which the knee-cap no longer glides within its natural groove in the femur, the upper bone of the knee joint; instead, it becomes displaced to the inside of the joint.
36. Myositis in Dogs
Myositis is a condition in which skeletal muscles are damaged by a noninfectious inflammatory process dominated by lymphocytic infiltration. Signs of myositis are generally sudden in onset.
37. Osteochondrosis
Osteochondrosis (OC) is a congenital defect in normal joint cartilage development that results in either a loose piece or flap of cartilage, which causes secondary joint osteoarthritis.
38. Osteochondrosis Dissecans in Dogs (OCD)
Osteochondrosis Dissecans, frequently called “OCD”, is a condition that occurs as a result from osteocondrosis (OC). Osteocondrosis is a condition of abnormal cartilage development.
39. Panosteitis in Dogs
Panosteitis is an inflammation involving the bones of young, growing dogs. This condition occurs spontaneously and ultimately resolves on its own. Of all the bone diseases of growing dogs, panosteitis has the best prognosis.
40. Robert Jones Bandage in Dogs
The Robert Jones bandage is probably the most common form of external splint applied to a limb for the temporary support of a fracture. It is a temporary bandage that is appropriate for trauma below the stifle (knee) or below the elbow.
 

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