Carpal canal lipoma causing lameness in a dog.

  title={Carpal canal lipoma causing lameness in a dog.},
  author={Deborah Szabo and Tiffany Ryan and Harry William Scott},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  volume={24 4},
Carpal canal syndrome, or carpal tunnel syndrome, is the most common entrapment neuropathy in humans and is caused by compression of the median nerve as it courses through the carpal canal. A similar condition has been reported in horses, however there have not been any reported cases of a dog showing lameness secondary to compression within the carpal canal. This report describes the case of a dog exhibiting lameness secondary to a lipoma within the carpal canal. Lameness improved after… CONTINUE READING

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