Patellar luxation

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Patellar luxation by Mind Map: Patellar luxation

1. Definition

1.1. Pathological condition of the stifle in which medial patellar ligament become over trochlear ridge

2. Causes

2.1. 1- Straight hind limb 2- Over stretching 3- loss of muscle tone 4- Hormonal disturbance 6- Secondary to CNS

3. C.Signs

3.1. 1- locked hind limb 2- limb extended caudally 3- difficult backing 4- foot dragging

4. Treatment

4.1. 1- injection of counter irritant 2-medial patellar ligament splitting 3- MPD