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Management and treatment of feline tarsal injuries
  1. Elvin Kulendra and
  2. Gareth Arthurs


Feline tarsal injuries are common, particularly in male cats, and can result from dog bites, road traffic accidents or falls from heights. Complete physical and orthopaedic examinations are required to reliably identify all injuries in these cases, but life-threatening injuries must take precedence over orthopaedic trauma. This article discusses the management and treatment of injuries to the feline tarsus.

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