A reappraisal of anterior cruciate ligament disease in the dog

@inproceedings{Bennett1988ARO,
  title={A reappraisal of anterior cruciate ligament disease in the dog},
  author={Derrick A Bennett and Brice J. Tennant and David a. G. Lewis and Jennifer Baughan and Caitlin D. May and Scott David Carter},
  year={1988}
}
A study of 11 1 cases of cranial cruciate ligament disease, seen over a three year period has been made. Fifty-five of these dogs were under four years of age (average age 21.4 months) and most were of the larger breeds, particularly the rottweiler (25 per cent). The onset of clinical signs was sudden in 53 per cent and gradual in 47 per cent of these cases; bilateral disease was present in 31 per cent. The severity of the lameness was variable. The pathogenesis of the disease appears to… CONTINUE READING

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