Avulsion fractures of the tibial tuberosity in a cat and dogs

Altunatmaz K. , Guzel O. , Demirutku A.

MEDYCYNA WETERYNARYJNA, vol.62, no.8, pp.897-899, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Page Numbers: pp.897-899


The material for this study comprised 5 dogs between the ages of 5-9 months and 1 cat aged 1.5 years brought to the I.U. Veterinary Faculty Surgery Department Clinic between the years 1996-2005, with the inability to use their hindleg. The cases were presented to the clinic within a few days following the occurence of the lesion. Case histories revealed the causes to be jumping from a height in 4 animals and unknown in 2.