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Feline Patellar Luxation

Guillaumot, P., S. Scotti, et al. (2008). “Two cases of surgically treated feline patellar fractures.” Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 21(2): 156-8.

Diseases of the patella, such as luxation and fractures, are reported less commonly in the cat than in the dog. This articles details the reports of two cases of patellar fracture: one in a 6-month old cat and one in a 2.5-year old cat. Two different methods of repair are detailed, along with information on etiology and diagnosis.
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McLaughlin, R. M. (2002). “Surgical diseases of the feline stifle joint.” Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 32(4): 963-82.
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