Traumatic Fragmented medial Cornonoid process: Diadnosis

DVM360 Newsmagazine

Thursday July 1, 2010

This article is the first of a three-part series covering elbow disease in dogs. This first part reviews a new subset of elbow dysplasia, traumatic fragmented medial coronoid process (TFMCP). Part 2 will cover rehabilitation therapy for the elbow after surgical treatment. The final article will discuss intra-articular medical treatment options for dogs.

TFMCP is a condition of the elbow joint that commonly occurs in active dogs. It appears that affected dogs can be any size or age, in contrast to the classic fragmented medial coronoid process (FMCP) that affects the elbows of skeletally immature large- or giant-breed dogs.


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