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Companion animal practice
Muscle and tendon disorders in small animals 2. Conditions affecting the hindlimb and digital flexor tendons
  1. Andy Moores


A wide range of muscle and tendon conditions are seen in small animals. An article in the January issue of In Practice (volume 34, pages 22–26) reviewed some general aspects of managing tendon and muscle disorders together with conditions affecting the forelimb. This article describes conditions affecting the hindlimb as well as digital flexor tendon injuries that affect both the fore- and hindlimbs.

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