Diseases of the Horse's Foot eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 492 pages of information about Diseases of the Horse's Foot.
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Start of eBook1
GENERAL REMARKS ON OPERATIONS ON THE FOOT1
CHAPTER VI1
CHAPTER VII1
CHAPTER VIII1
CHAPTER IX1
B. CHRONIC2
CHAPTER X2
CHAPTER XI2
CHAPTER XII3
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS3
DISEASES OF THE HORSE’S FOOT6
CHAPTER I6
INTRODUCTION6
CHAPTER II9
A. THE BONES.9
B. THE LIGAMENTS.12
C. THE TENDONS14
D. THE ARTERIES.16
E. THE VEINS.18
F. THE NERVES.19
G. THE COMPLEMENTARY APPARATUS OF THE OS PEDIS.21
H. THE KERATOGENOUS MEMBRANE.22
I. THE HOOF.24
CHAPTER III27
A. DEVELOPMENT OF THE HOOF.28
B. CHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND HISTOLOGY OF HORN.35
C. EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION OF THE HOOF.37
D. THE FUNCTIONS OF THE LATERAL CARTILAGES.[A]39
E. GROWTH OF THE HOOF.41
CHAPTER IV41
CHAPTER V45
A. METHODS OF RESTRAINT.45
B. INSTRUMENTS REQUIRED.48
C. THE APPLICATION OF DRESSINGS.49
D. PLANTAR NEURECTOMY.51
E. MEDIAN NEURECTOMY.56
F. LENGTH OF REST AFTER NEURECTOMY.57
G. SEQUELAE OF NEURECTOMY.57
H. ADVANTAGES OF THE OPERATION.62
I. THE USE OF THE HORSE THAT HAS UNDERGONE NEURECTOMY.63
CHAPTER VI66
A. WEAK HEELS.67
B. CONTRACTED FOOT.67
C. FLAT-FOOT.83
D. PUMICED-FOOT, DROPPED SOLE, OR CONVEX SOLE.84
E.  ‘RINGED’ OR ‘RIBBED’ HOOF.86
F. THE HOOF WITH BAD HORN.87
G. CLUB-FOOT.89
H. THE CROOKED FOOT.91
CHAPTER VII93
A. SAND-CRACK.93
B. CORNS.105
C. CHRONIC BRUISED SOLE.118
CHAPTER VIII119
A. NAIL-BOUND—­BIND OR TIGHT-NAILING.119
B. PUNCTURED FOOT.121
C. CORONITIS (SIMPLE).135
D. FALSE QUARTER.145
E. ACCIDENTAL TEARING OFF OF THE ENTIRE HOOF.147
CHAPTER IX151
A. ACUTE.151
B. CHRONIC.168
CHAPTER X195
A. WOUNDS OF THE CARTILAGES.195
B. QUITTOR.195
C. OSSIFICATION OF THE LATERAL CARTILAGES, OR SIDE-BONES.219
CHAPTER XI228
A. PERIOSTITIS AND OSTITIS.228
B. PYRAMIDAL DISEASE, BUTTRESS FOOT, OR LOW RINGBONE.237
C. FRACTURES OF THE BONES.240
CHAPTER XII246
A. SYNOVITIS.247
B. ARTHRITIS.249
C. NAVICULAR DISEASE.256
D. DISLOCATIONS.268
INDEX270
THE END278
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