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Clinician's brief
Volume 19 | Issue 4 (June 2021)

Pelvic Limb Lameness in a Cat

Clin Brief. June 2021;19(4):. 15 Refs
Kaitlin N Bahlmann1, Steven J Bailey
1 Exclusively Cats Veterinary Hospital, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA..

Author Abstract

An 18-month-old domestic longhair cat is presented with left pelvic limb lameness and retained deciduous teeth. Understand the possible connection of these clinical signs, as well as the treatment and long-term care of the associated condition.

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