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  • 1 Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, Dallas, TX
  • | 2 BluePearl Pet Hospital, Southfield, MI
History

A 9-year-old 3.8-kg castrated male Maltese mixed-breed dog was referred for evaluation of acute lameness in the right forelimb after falling down a flight of stairs 3 days earlier. The dog had non–weight-bearing lameness in the right forelimb when taken to the referring veterinarian, who then identified signs of pain in the right elbow joint and prescribed carprofen (3.3 mg/kg, PO, q 24 h).

On referral examination, the dog had non–weight-bearing lameness in the right forelimb and mild soft tissue swelling over the right elbow joint and midantebrachium. Manipulation of the right elbow joint elicited signs of discomfort. Two

History

A 9-year-old 3.8-kg castrated male Maltese mixed-breed dog was referred for evaluation of acute lameness in the right forelimb after falling down a flight of stairs 3 days earlier. The dog had non–weight-bearing lameness in the right forelimb when taken to the referring veterinarian, who then identified signs of pain in the right elbow joint and prescribed carprofen (3.3 mg/kg, PO, q 24 h).

On referral examination, the dog had non–weight-bearing lameness in the right forelimb and mild soft tissue swelling over the right elbow joint and midantebrachium. Manipulation of the right elbow joint elicited signs of discomfort. Two

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Corresponding author: Dr. Gondolfe (mgondolfe@gmail.com)

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