The Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Canine and Feline Specialty Handbook. Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • ID: 2221723
  • Book
  • 242 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Designed as a quick reference for the clinic examination room, this compact easy–to–use handbook provides students and busy practitioners with guidance on diagnosis and management of a variety of musculoskeletal disorders seen in dogs and cats. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal problems and diseases likely to be seen by veterinarians. This valuable resource contains select content from the popular text
The 5–minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, Third Edition.

You′ll Find These Highlights and More Inside–

Content is written by the foremost experts on small animal musculoskeletal problems and follows the popular 5–minute Veterinary Consult format, making material easy to access and utilize.

Timely coverage includes a wide range of canine and feline musculosteletal conditions, including elbow dysplasia, intervertebral disc disease, arthritis, and many more.

Sixteen–page insert features full–color images illustrating musculoskeletal anatomy and select disorders.

Topics are organized alphabetically so that readers can fine the information they need fast.

Each topic entry is divided into the following sections: Basics, Diagnosis, Treatment, Medications, Follow–up, Miscellaneous.
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Antebrachial Growth Deformities.

Arthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease).

Arthritis, Septic.

Atlantoaxial Instability.

Craniomandibular Osteopathy.

Cruciate Ligament Disease, Cranial.


Elbow Dysplasia.

Hip Dysplasia–Dogs.

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy.

Hypertropic Osteopathy.

Intervertebral Disc Disease, Cervical.

Intervertebral Disc Disease, Thoracolumbar.


Legg–Calvé–Perthes Disease.

Muscle Rupture (Muscle Tear).

Myasthenia Gravis.

Myopahty, Focal Inflammatory–Masticatory Muscle.

Myositis and Extraocular Myositis.

Myopathy, Generalized Inflammatory–Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Endocrine.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Hereditary Labrador Retriever.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Hereditary Myotonia.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Hereditary Scotty Cramp.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Hereditary X–linked Muscular Dystrophy.

Myopathy, Noninflammatory–Metabolic.





Patellar Luxation.

Polyarthritis, Erosive, Inmune–Mediated.

Polyarthritis, Nonerosive, Immune–Mediated.

Shoulder, Ligament, and Tendon Conditions.



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Larry P. Tilley
Francis W. K. Smith Jr.
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