CASE 7: Two year old Friesian gelding with bilateral solar penetration following acute episode of Potomc Horse Fever- a Grade IV laminitic event
Day 1- radiograph showing penetration of sole by tip of coffin bone- note that the sole below the bone has dropped to the ground.
Day 1- showing solar surface of left fore and exposed solar corium and bone.
Six weeks post-surgery and digital realignment showing new sole growth and excellant alignment. Note- the dark area at the tip of the toe. This is the area that has grown out that was compressed circulation.
Day 1 radiograph of right fore showing same pathology as left fore.
Day 1 showing prolapsed sole and exposed bone and solar corium on right fore.
Six weeks post surgery showing new hoof, sole and digital alignment.
One year post surgery, horse was purchased with a clean pre-purchase exam and won his Keuring.