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Journal of the South African Veterinary Association

versión On-line ISSN 2224-9435

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MILLER, Sean M.  y  KATZWINKEL, Ralph H.. Solar keratoma: An atypical case. J. S. Afr. Vet. Assoc. [online]. 2015, vol.86, n.1, pp. 01-04. ISSN 2224-9435.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/jsava.v86i1.1257.

This case report shows that keratomas can occur in both hind feet of equine patients and should be considered as a diagnosis for long-standing, intermittent lameness localised to the hooves. A Thoroughbred racehorse presented with long-standing abscessation of the right hind hoof. Owing to the long-standing nature, the abscess draining tract was surgically explored. A focal mass was found within the solar horn. Histopathology revealed the mass to be a keratoma. A similar mass was removed from the left hind hoof a few months later after similar presenting signs. This case shows that keratomas can occur in more than one hoof within a short period and should be considered a differential diagnosis for long-standing lameness localised to the hoof.

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