Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 1993; 06(01): 66-69
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1633150
Case Report
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A Case of Degenerative Myopathy of the Obturator Externus Muscle in a Dog

L. A. A. Janssens
1  Referal Practice for Small Animal Surgery, Antwerp, Belgium
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F. A. Ramon
2  University of Antwerp, Department of Human Radiology, Antwerp, Belgium
,
De A. M. A. Schepper
2  University of Antwerp, Department of Human Radiology, Antwerp, Belgium
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Van H. Bree
3  University of Ghent, Department of Small Animal Radiology, Antwerp, Belgium
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Publication History

Received for publication: 14 July 1992

Publication Date:
06 February 2018 (online)

A Dobermann with lameness in one hindleg and swelling of soft tissues between trochanter major and tuber ischium was diagnosed to have degenerative myopathy of the obturator externus muscle. The diagnosis was based on magnetic resonance and biopsies. The dog recovered without treatment.