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  • 1 University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
History

A 3-year-old female spayed Swiss White Shepherd bitch was presented for further investigation of a 4-week history of severe non–weight-bearing right pelvic limb lameness. She had initially presented to an emergency center for assessment of acute lameness associated with a 2-cm-long laceration to the cranial aspect of the right stifle. The laceration was lavaged and closed primarily. Radiographs of the right stifle were taken at the regular vet clinic the next day, and there was noted to be evidence of thickening of the patella ligament. The bitch was discharged with a 2-week course of amoxycillin at 12.5 mg/kg, PO,

Contributor Notes

Corresponding author: Mr. Mponda (phanuel.mponda@sydney.edu.au)

In collaboration with the American College of Veterinary Radiology