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Surgical treatment of a sloughed hoof by skin grafting in a young bull

Authors
  • Ibrahim Demirkan
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Publication Date
May 01, 2004
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

A sloughed hoof in a young bull as a sequela of foot and mouth disease was treated by skin grafting. Skin blocks obtained from the craniolateral thoracic area of the same animal were placed in slit-like pockets created on the coronary band. New hoof formation was completed within 20 weeks.

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