Case Report: First evidence of a benign bone cyst in an adult Teckel dog treated with shark teeth-derived bioapatites
UNIVERSAL IDENTIFIER: http://hdl.handle.net/11093/2519
UNESCO SUBJECT: 3312 Tecnología de Materiales ; 3314.02 Prótesis ; 2407.01 Cultivo Celular ; 3213.10 Cirugía Ortopédica
DOCUMENT TYPE: article
Bone cysts are a very rare orthopedic pathology in veterinary medicine, the general prevalence of which is unknown. A unicameral bone cyst was diagnosed in an adult female Teckel dog with a limp that was treated surgically by filling the defect with marine bioapatites. The treatment was effective and at 8 weeks the defect had remodeled 50.24%. Eighteen months after surgery, the defect had remodeled 94.23%. The limp disappeared after surgery, and functional recovery was good in all stages after surgery. No adverse reactions were observed at the local or systemic level. This is the first report of a benign bone cyst in an lame adult female Teckel successfully treated with a novel marine bioapatite.
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