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Management of a femoral fracture complicated by clostridial myositis

Thomson, M.J. and Eger, C.E. (1997) Management of a femoral fracture complicated by clostridial myositis. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 38 (2). pp. 70-73.

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A clinlcal case of clostrldlai myosltls secondary to a comrnlnuted femoral fracture Is descrlbed. This case is unusual because, despite the severe degree of obvlous muscle necrosls and gas productlon, the dog had mlnlmal slgns of systemic toxiclty. Unlon of the fracture was achleved but six months postoperatively muscular contracture had resulted In permanent stlfle extension.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary Studies
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
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