Upward patellar fixation

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Upward patellar fixation by Mind Map: Upward patellar fixation

1. Definition

1.1. Pathological condition of stifle joint in which medial ligament over trochlear ridge.

2. Treatment

2.1. Injection of counter irritant

2.2. Ligament splitting

2.3. Medial patellar desmotomy

3. Causes

3.1. Straight hind limb

3.2. Loss of muscle tone

3.3. Higher un even hoof

3.4. Hormonal disturbance

3.5. Secondary to CNS disease

4. Signs

4.1. Foot dragging

4.2. Limb extended caudaly

4.3. Difficult backing

4.4. Locked hind limb