A case of unilateral hindlimb adactyly is described in a 3-month-old female Pointer dog. Clinical and radiographic findings are described. Adactyly or transverse hemimelia is a rare condition in most animal species. In dogs, this condition has been reported only three times as a deformity of the forelimb. To the authors’ knowledge, the congenital pelvic limb deformity described here is the first case documented in a dog.

A Case of Unilateral Pelvic Limb Adactyly in a Puppy Dog

MACRI', Francesco;MARINO, Fabio;RAPISARDA, GIUSEPPE SANTI;LANTERI, Giovanni;MAZZULLO, Giuseppe
2011-01-01

Abstract

A case of unilateral hindlimb adactyly is described in a 3-month-old female Pointer dog. Clinical and radiographic findings are described. Adactyly or transverse hemimelia is a rare condition in most animal species. In dogs, this condition has been reported only three times as a deformity of the forelimb. To the authors’ knowledge, the congenital pelvic limb deformity described here is the first case documented in a dog.
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