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Humeral condylar fissure (HIF) in dogs

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Mark Straw


Humeral condylar fissure (HIF) in dogs

Humeral condylar fissure (HIF), also known as Incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle (IOHC), is an inherited disease that is particularly common in spaniels. It causes lameness in young dogs and often requires surgical treatment. 

Image: Elbow: humeral intracondylar fissure (HIF) - CT ©Mark Straw

What is HIF?

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