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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Incidence of long bone fractures in dog: A retrospective study

Author(s):
Swaroop GL, Dilipkumar D, Bhagavantappa B, Venkatgiri, Majunath Patil and Bijurkar RJ
Abstract:
A survey was undertaken to analyse long bone fractures in dogs reported to Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College, Bidar. The fracture incidences study was conducted from March 2021 to march 2023. A total of 88 cases of long bone fracture were reviewed. The incidence was higher in young ones. Fracture rate were recorded high in non-descriptive dogs (42.07%). In the sex wise male dogs were affected more (68.18%) than female dogs (31.82%) of all the age groups. Among the various long bones fracture incidence was highest in femur (35.23%) followed by radius and ulna (30.68%), tibia and fibula (23.86%) and humerus (10.23%) respectively. The occurrence of closed fracture was more among them oblique/ transvers fracture was more than comminated and avulsion fracture.
Pages: 743-745  |  114 Views  55 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Swaroop GL, Dilipkumar D, Bhagavantappa B, Venkatgiri, Majunath Patil and Bijurkar RJ. Incidence of long bone fractures in dog: A retrospective study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 743-745.
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