|This yearling was tied to a trailer and tore off the posterior (back) lateral third of his hoof.
The wound extended into the soft tissue.
The lateral cartilage was exposed (Day 7 Picture)
Platelet Rich Plasma was the primary treatment utilized.
On two occasions Acell was applied to coronary band under the belief that it would help
differentiate the coronary band cells.
The hoof had grown back to shoe level on day 57.
Histology from LSU verified that this was hoof tissue.
Treatment 12-30-2003 through 2-27-2003
|Bulb of Heel / Hoof Injury