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Keywords:

  • horse;
  • foal;
  • septic;
  • osteitis;
  • proximal sesamoid;
  • doxycycline

Summary

This case report describes the history, clinical findings, clinical pathology and diagnostic imaging of 2 cases of septic osteitis of the proximal sesamoid bones in foals. Treatment with doxycycline (10 mg/kg bwt per os b.i.d.) was successful in treating both of these cases.