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Journal of the South African Veterinary Association

versão On-line ISSN 2224-9435

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DZIKITI, T B et al. Limb fracture during recovery from general anaesthesia: An often tragic complication of equine anaesthesia. J. S. Afr. Vet. Assoc. [online]. 2008, vol.79, n.3, pp. 145-148. ISSN 2224-9435.

A 10-year-old Thoroughbred mare was presented for lameness of the left hindlimb as a result of an apical fracture of the lateral proximal sesamoid bone. The mare was ultimately euthanased after suffering catastrophic fractures of the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones of the contra-lateral hindlimb during an uncoordinated attempt to rise during recovery from general anaesthesia after undergoing arthroscopic surgery. The case report focuses mostly on horse anaesthesia-related mortality, anaesthetic procedure in the horse, possible causes of fractures in horses during recovery and ways in which rate of occurrence of these fractures can be minimised.

Palavras-chave : equine; anaesthetic mortality; recovery.

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