Dorsal luxation of the scapula in a cat


Ozsoy S. , Guzel O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, cilt.37, sa.5, ss.618-620, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/vet-1209-34
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.618-620

Özet

Dorsal luxation of the scapula is a rare orthopedic disorder caused by traumatic rupture of the muscles supporting the scapula. The presented case consisted of an adult cat in which luxation of the scapula had occurred due to trauma. During clinical examination, dorsal displacement of the scapula was evident upon manipulation of the limb. Radiological examination did not reveal any fractures or other concurrent injuries. In the surgical treatment of the patient, the muscles were sutured in place. The patient regained its normal gait without any complications within 4 weeks.