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Keratoma - foot tumour

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Keratoma - foot tumour

The horse's foot is a complicated structure and we've all heard of the saying no foot, no horse, well this is true of keratomas. They should be treated as an emergency and prompt treatment is essential for a successful outcome and future athletic soundness.

X-ray of a keratoma on the pedal bone
©Rossdale and Partners Diagnostic Centre

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